By August Wilson
Amidst the Civil Rights Movement, Memphis Lee fights with the city to get a fair price for his restaurant which is slated for demolition. Meanwhile, the rest of the diner’s regulars search for work, love, and justice as their neighborhood continues to change and the rules are stacked against them.
Directed by Ron OJ Parson
Book and lyrics by Lee Breuer, music by Bob Telson
Soulful and stirring, The Gospel at Colonus reimagines the story of Oedipus as the centerpiece of an African American Pentecostal church service. A redemptive celebration, this one-of-a-kind theatrical event breathes new life into a classic myth with a score of powerful gospel music.
Directed by Charles Newell
Associate Directed by TaRon Patton
Music Direction & Orchestrations/Arrangements by Mark J.P. Hood
In the aftermath of a civil war, Creon shames the rebel Polynices by leaving him unburied on the battlefield. In defiance of the Theban ruler, Antigone plans to bury her brother’s body, risking her life in the process.
Directed by Seret Scott
By Caryl Churchill
In the foggy fens of England, the ghosts of the past and the women and men still laboring in the fields all yearn for a way out. Seizing on a new relationship as a potential means of escape, Val leaves the stultifying constraints of work and family behind, only to be confronted with the repercussions of her decision.
Directed by Vanessa Stalling
By William Shakespeare
Othello, the great Venetian general, unknowingly seals his fate when he fails to select his standard-bearer, Iago, for a military promotion. Implicating Othello’s wife, Desdemona, in an affair, Iago sets forth a series of irreversible events that spell catastrophe for Othello and his country.
Adapted and directed by Charles Newell