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At ‘Black Out’ Performances, the Power of Healing Through Community

Patrice Peck reports on a trend for “Black Out” performances which reserve the viewing of certain performances plays and screenings of movies for African American audiences and the affirmation it provides for both performers and audience members.  Read the complete…

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“Paul Robeson” by Phillip Hayes Dean, Directed by Marshall Jones, III, September 5-15, 2019

The glorious and complicated life of scholar/athlete/activist Paul Robeson is brought to life on stage in honor of the 100th Anniversary of his graduation from Rutgers University at the Crossroads Theatre, New Brunswick.  Click here to purchase tickets.

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Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical, George Street Playhouse

Premiering at the George Street Playhouse (103 College Farm Rd, New Brunswick, NJ) in January is Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical. Following a critically acclaimed performance in this season’s American Hero, Laiona Michelle returns to the Playhouse to…

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Workshop Presentation of a New Musical, Mad Dreams, October 19-21, 2018

The Princeton University Programs in Theater and Music Theater host a workshop presentation of a new musical by Professor R.N. Sandberg and Resident Composer/Music Director Vince Di Mura that re-imagines Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 1961 as the first black…

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McCarter Theatre “Detroit ’67” Special Ticket Offer and Post-Show Community Conversation

On Saturday, October 20, 2018 there will be a community conversation immediately following the 2 pm matinee performance of Dominique Morisseau’s play Detroit ’67 in the Matthews Theatre of McCarter. This post-performance event is intended to provide an opportunity for…

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