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Moments of Black Genius in the American Theater | A Concert Reading

February 18 @ 2:00 pm - February 19 @ 5:00 pm

Excerpts from 6 historical Black plays that have crossed The Billie’s stage over the past 5 decades.

We are excited to reopen our doors for the first time since the start of the pandemic this spring 2023 with an unprecedented Mainstage world premiere: So Live A Concert Reading of Moments of Black Genius in the American Theater.

Featuring excerpts from 6 Black plays that have crossed The Billie’s stage over the past 5 decades and helped to make The Billie the leader amongst Black Theatre.

  • 1970’s “Inacent Black” by A. Marcus Hemphill
  • 1980’s “Tambourines To Glory” by Langston Hughes
  • 1990’s “The Past Is the Past” by Richard Wesley
  • 2000’s “Faith On Line” by Joyce Sylvester
  • 2010 “Brother’s From The Bottom” by Jackie Alexander
  • 2017 “Old Settler” by John Henry Redwood
  • Organizer

    The Billie Holiday Theatre
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    Venue

    The Billie Holiday Theatre
    1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216
    Brooklyn, NY 11216 US
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