AFRICAN COMPANY / AFRICAN GROVE THEATRE

POSTED ON FEBRUARY 11, 2007 BY CONTRIBUTED BY: ANTHONY DUANE HILL The African Company was the first known black theatre troupe. In 1816, William Henry Brown (1815-1884), a retired West Indian steamship steward, acquired a house on Thomas Street in lower Manhattan, New York. He offered a variety of instrumental and vocal entertainments on Sunday afternoons in his tea garden, … More AFRICAN COMPANY / AFRICAN GROVE THEATRE

THE BLACK PRESENCE IN THEATER THROUGH THE CENTURIES IN THE HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN THEATER

In the following account the authors Anthony D. Hill, associate professor of drama at The Ohio State University, and Douglas Q. Barnett, director, producer, and founder of Black Arts/West in Seattle, discuss why they created the Historical Dictionary of African American Theater, the first comprehensive compendium of two centuries of blacks on stage. African American Theatre … More THE BLACK PRESENCE IN THEATER THROUGH THE CENTURIES IN THE HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN THEATER

Coping With Social Distancing for Students and Teachers

Repost from TheatreFolk by Kerry Hishon We’re in the midst of a global pandemic and we’ve been thrown into a situation with many unknowns. We don’t know when we’ll be able to safely see our friends and family in person. We don’t know when we’ll be able to go back to school and our daily lives. … More Coping With Social Distancing for Students and Teachers

Callbacks “She Kills Monsters: Young Adventurers Edition”

Callbacks will be from 3-6pm in the Black Box Theatre Wednesday, February 26th Narrator Everyone! Tilly Evans Talia Bodi Lizzie Wilkerson Agnes Evans Chloe Diamond Lauren Hagerty Kaet Sisney Miles David Blatz Ben Usatinsky Lilith/ Kaliope Chloe Diamond Lauren Hagerty Ayelia Moore Julia Rowe Vera Haley Kerley Amelia Eichmeier Sam Estiban Orcus/ Chuck David Blatz … More Callbacks “She Kills Monsters: Young Adventurers Edition”