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  • Profiled: The Black Man (Panel)

  • For Teens By Teens Film Festival 2022 (Recap)

  • Black Terror: Behind the Scenes

    Featuring interviews from the cast and crew, as well as behind-the-scenes footage, this mini-documentary takes a look at the making of the film Black Terror. Based on the original play by Richard Wesley, and directed by Richard Lawson, this bi-coastal production between WACO Theater Center and Ne...

  • Angels & Warriors End of Year Celebration 2022

  • Films For Teens By Teens 2nd Annual Film Festival

    This program works with teen filmmakers to utilize film as a tool for self-expression, communication and mental health awareness. Alongside industry mentors, participants learn about themselves, develop their artistic voices, and showcase their stories through filmmaking.

    Join us in virtually (v...

  • Black Terror Table Read

    Using elements of theater and film, this "plim" (play + film) collaboration illuminates the urgent demands and extreme sacrifices at the center of Black liberation struggles. Watch the table read and decide: What path toward freedom would you take?

  • Films For Teens By Teens Film Festival (Teaser)

    Films For Teens By Teens inaugural program film festival utilized film as a tool for self-expression, communication, and mental health awareness. Teaching Artists and Mentors include: Alexander Leonard, Beth Berlin, Bria Williams, Gian Pettus, Israel Spencer, Johnny Bazaldua, Kasiopa Watts, Kelly...

  • Films For Teens By Teens Inaugural Film Festival

    WACO Theater Center in Association with Richard Lawson Studios Presents: Films For Teens By Teens Inaugural Film Festival. This festival will showcase student films created as a tool for self-expression, communication, and mental health awareness. We aim to elevate and empower student’s voices th...

  • Films For Teens By Teens Inaugural Film Festival - Q&A

  • 15 Minutes with WACO | feat. George Lovett

  • 15 Minutes with WACO | feat. Saeed Renaud

  • 15 Minutes with WACO | feat. Angel Hart

    Hosted on the WACO Theater Center Instagram Live (@wacotheater), this series highlights Black artists and their artistry--in short 15 minute segments. Follow along to meet artists supported on WACO's stage, exhibition gallery and programs. This episode is a part of the Black Musical Theatre Seri...

  • 15 Minutes with WACO⎜feat. B Thompson

  • 15 Minutes with WACO | feat. Tiffanie Anderson

  • 15 Minutes with WACO | feat. Theresa tha S.O.N.G.B.I.R.D

  • 15 Minutes with WACO | feat. Trey Anthony

    Each month, these 15-minute guided conversations on WACO's Instagram Live, celebrate Black artists and their work. This week, we are being joined by @blackgirlinlove, a “bad-ass Jamaican-British-Canadian, truth-teller, award-winning writer, and wellness expert. She’s the girl to call when you wa...

  • 15 Minutes with WACO | feat. Terrence Terrell

    Each month, these 15-minute guided conversations on WACO's Instagram Live celebrate Black artists and their work. This week, we are being joined by @iamterrencet, a Daytime Emmy Award-winning actor, philanthropist, singer and author who also gives back with @mstinalawson Angels and @mrrichardlaws...

  • Revolutionary Roundtable

    Moderated by Salamishah Tillet, a Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times contributing critic-at large, in partnership with WACO Theater Center, Newark Symphony Hall, Yendor Theatre Company and Richard Lawson Studios, Revolutionary Roundtable, is a pre-recorded virtual salon centering the role ...

  • Revolutionary Black Women

    Hosted by Artistic Director Tina Knowles Lawson, WACO Theater Center, in partnership with Newark Symphony Hall and Yendor Theatre Company present Revolutionary Black Women, a virtual discussion centering the role Black women play in movements of revolution. Using never before seen clips from the ...

  • Tea With Ms.Tina: Black Women in Arts Leadership

    "A fireside chat with WACO Co-Artistic Director Tina Knowles Lawson and Essence Magazine Editor-at-Large, Mikki Taylor.

    Produced by Newark Symphony Hall, the conversation offers an intimate discussion about the importance of Black art, Black culture, new projects, and more.

    This event was orig...

  • Meet the Creators

    Longtime creative collaborators, Richard Lawson and Richard Wesley reminisce on the Black Arts Movement, Black Power Movement and the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Drama Desk award winning play Black Terror, set to premier on screen in Fall 2022. Actor, director and master teacher Ri...