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2011 National Black Theatre Festival schedule

Tickets available at www.nbtf.org

A CHARLESTON OLIO (SonEdna Foundation, Inc., Charleston, MS) Salem College – Hanes Auditorium: Wed 8/3 8:00 p.m. $30 (#49), Thurs 8/4 8:00 p.m., $30 (#68), Fri 8/5 8:00 p.m., $30 (#92)

A SONG FOR YOU…LENA — The Civil Rights Journey of a Negro Woman: Lena Calhoun Horne Reynolda House Museum of American Art: Wed 8/3 3:00 p.m., $37 (#37), Wed 8/3 8:00 p.m., $37 (#53)

ACCEPT "EXCEPT" (Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre, Inc., New York, NY). Wake Forest #2 – The Ring Theatre: Thurs 8/4 8:00 p. m., $37 (#67), Fri 8/5 8:00 p.m., $37 (#89), Sat 8/6 3:00 p.m., $37 (#104), Sat 8/6 8:00 p.m. $37 (#116)

ALL AMERICAN GIRLS: A NEGRO LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN (The Layon Gray Experience & The Black Gents of Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA) Salem College – Shirley Recital Hall: Thurs 8/4 8:00 p.m., $37 (#69), Fri 8/5 8:00 p.m., $37 (#93), Sat 8/6 3:00 p.m., $37 (#107), Sat 8/6 8:00 p.m. $37 (#119)

BEFORE THE PEOPLE CAME (Amun Ra Theatre, Nashville, TN.) M.C. Benton Convention Center – Lower Level: Wed 8/3 10:00 am, $10 (#26), Wed 8/3 1:00 p.m., $10 (#27)

BIG MAMA SPEAKS: A 1921 Tulsa Race Riot Survivor´s Story (Lions & Butterflies Artswork, Tulsa, OK.) Reynolda House Museum of American Art: Thurs 8/4 8:00 p.m., $37 (#71), Fri 8/5 8:00 p.m., $37 (#95) Sat 8/6 3:00 p.m., $37 (#108), Sat 8/6 8:00 p.m. $37 (#121)

BONITA & BILLIE (A Bit Brisk Productions, Los Angeles, CA.) Reynolda House Museum of American Art: Thurs 8/4 8:00 p.m., $37, (#71), Fri 8/5 8:00 p.m., $37 (#95) Sat 8/6 3:00 p.m., $37 (#108), Sat 8/6 8:00 p.m. $37 (#121)

BY A BLACK HAND (North Carolina Black Repertory Company, Winston-Salem, NC). M.C. Benton Convention Center – North Hall: Wed 8/3 10:00 am, $10 (#25), Fri 8/5 10:00 am, $10 (#75), Sat 8/6 11:00 am, $10 (#98)

COUNTY OF KINGS (Cultural Odyssey, San Francisco, CA.) Salem College – The Drama Workshop Theatre:

Wed 8/3 8:00 p.m., $37 (#51), Fri 8/5 8:00 p.m., $37 (#94)

da Kink in my Hair (Trey Anthony Studios, Toronto, Canada.) UNCSA #1 – The Thrust: Fri 8/5 3:00 p.m., $37 (#80), Fri 8/5 8:00 p.m., $37 (#90) Sat 8/6 3:00 p.m., $37 (#105), Sat 8/6 8:00 p.m., $37 (#117)

DID YOU DO YOUR HOMEWORK? (KIKI B Productions, Los Angeles, CA.) Summit School Black Box Theatre:

Fri 8/5 3:00 p.m., $37 (#82), Fri 8/5 8:00 p.m., $37 (#96), Sat 8/6 3:00 p.m., $37 (#109), Sat 8/6 8:00 p.m. $37 (#122)

DR. MAY EDWARD CHINN (RACCA’s Seaport Salon, New York, NY.) Wake Forest #2 – The Ring Theatre: Wed 8/3 3:00 p.m., $37 (#33), Wed 8/3 8:00 p.m., $37 (#46)

“EVERY FESTIVAL FROM 1989-2011” – RHO- DESSA JONES & IDRIS ACKAMOOR: A RETRO- SPECTIVE. Salem College – The Drama Workshop Theatre" Sat 8/6 8:00 p.m., $37 (#120)

FEET ON THE CEILING (Love & Lite, Inc., Los Angeles, CA.) Wake Forest #1 – The Main Stage Theatre:

Wed 8/3 3:00 p.m., $40 (#32), Wed 8/3 8:00 p.m., $40 (#45) Thurs 8/4 8:00 p.m., $40 (#66)

FOUR QUEENS – NO TRUMP (North Carolina Black Repertory Co., Winston-Salem, NC) Arts Council Theatre: Wed 8/3 3:00 p.m., $37 (#29), Wed 8/3 8:00 p.m., $37 (#43), Thurs 8/4 8:00 p.m., $37 (#63)

HOPE SPEAKS (The Movement Theatre Company, New York, NY.) Summit School Black Box Theatre:

Fri 8/5 3:00 p.m., $37 (#82), Fri 8/5 8:00 p.m., $37 (#96) Sat 8/6 3:00 p.m., $37 (#109), Sat 8/6 8:00 p.m. $37 (#122)

I STILL LOVE H.E.R. (atributetohiphop) (Theori Media, Inc., Chicago, IL.) M.C. Benton Convention Center – North Hall): Wed 8/3 10:00 am, $10 (#25), Fri 8/5 10:00 am, $10 (#75), Sat 8/6 11:00 am, $10 (#98)

INCOGNITO (Incognito, Inc., Chicago, IL & Carl Nelson & Associates, New York, NY.) Summit School Black Box Theatre: Wed 8/3 3:00 p.m., $37 (#38), Wed 8/3 8:00 p.m., $37 (#54), Thurs 8/4 8:00 p.m., $37 (#72)

JUNETEENTH BLUES CABARET (Juneteenth Legacy Theatre, New York, NY.) Salem College – Shirley Recital Hall: Wed 8/3 3:00 p.m., $37 (#36), Wed 8/3 8:00 p.m., $37 (#50)

KNOCK ME A KISS (New Federal Theatre, New York, NY in association with Legacy Creative Arts Company, Chicago, IL) Hanesbrands Theatre – Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts: Wed 8/3 3:00 p.m., $40 (#28), Wed 8/3 8:00 p.m., $40 (#42), Thurs 8/4 8:00 p.m., $40 (#62)

LILLIAS WHITE… LIVE! AT BLACK THEATRE HOLY GROUND (Lillias White Productions, New York, NY.) University of North Carolina School of the Arts Stevens Center: Wed 8/3 8:00 p.m., $44 (#41), Fri 8/5 8:00 p.m., $44

(#83), Sat 8/6 8:00 p.m., $44 (#110)

MIRROR, MIRROR OF MY SOUL (Cultural Odyssey, San Francisco, CA.) Salem College – The Drama Workshop Theatre: Thurs 8/4 8:00 p.m., $37 (#70)

M.O.I.S.T.! (Al & Mo Productions, Los Angeles, CA.) Reese Theatre in the Pavilion – Embassy Suites: Thurs 8/4 10:30 p.m., $37 (#74), Fri 8/5 10:30 p.m., $37 (#97), Sat 8/6 10.30 p.m. $37 (#123)

MOTHER TO MOTHER (FreeVoice Productions, Cape Town, South Africa.) UNCSA #2 – The Catawba: Wed 8/3 3:00p.m., $37 (#35), Wed 8/3 8:00p.m., $37 (#48) Thurs 8/4 3:00p.m., $37 (#60)

NATIONAL YOUTH TALENT SHOWCASE M.C. Benton Convention Center – Lower Level: Thurs 8/4 12:00p.m., $10 (#58), Fri 8/5 12:00p.m., $10 (#76)

PAIGE IN FULL: A B-Girl´s Visual Mixtape (B-Fly Entertainment, Washington, DC.) M.C. Benton Convention Center – North Hall: Wed 8/3 3:00p.m., $20 (#40), Wed 8/3 8:00p.m., $20 (#56), Thurs 8/4 8:00p.m., $20 (#73)

ResurGENTs: THE REAPPEARANCE OF HOPE (Obsidian Media Group, New York, NY.) Wake Forest #2 – The Ring Theatre: Thurs 8/4 8:00p.m., $37 (#67), Fri 8/5 8:00p.m., $37 (#89), Sat 8/6 3:00p.m., $37 (#104), Sat 8/6 8:00 p.m., $37 (#116)

ROUTE 66: FINDING NAT KING COLE (Amun Ra Theatre, Nashville, TN.) Wake Forest #2 – The Ring Theatre: Wed 8/3 3:00p.m., $37 (#33), Wed 8/3 8:00p.m., $37 (#46)

SAME TRAIN (Two i´s Two t´s Productions, Brooklyn, NY.) Reese Theatre in the Pavilion – Embassy Suites:

Wed 8/3 3:00p.m., $37 (#39), Wed 8/3 8:00p.m., $37 (#55)

SEXPHOBIAS (Cultural Odyssey, San Francisco, CA.) Salem College – The Drama Workshop Theatre: Thurs 8/4 8:00p.m., $37 (#70)

SHAKIN´ THE MESS OUTTA MISERY (North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC.) WSSU-Dillard Auditorium, Anderson Center: Thurs 8/4, 8:00p.m., $25 (#65), Fri 8/5 8:00p.m., $25 (#87), Sat 8/6 3:00 p.m., $25 (#102), Sat 8/6 8:00p.m., $25 (#114)

SOUL ON FIRE THE MUSICAL (Onyx Vizion Productions, Oklahoma City, OK.) K. R. Williams Auditorium: Wed 8/3 3:00 p.m., $37 (#30), Wed 8/3 8:00p.m. $37 (#44)

STORYTELLING FESTIVAL (Storytellers from across North Carolina.) M.C. Benton Convention Center – Lower Level: Thurs 8/4 10:00a.m., $7 (#57), Thurs 8/4 3:00 p.m., $7 (#61)

THE LEGEND OF BUSTER NEAL (Billie Holiday Theatre, Brooklyn, NY.) Hanesbrands Theatre– Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts: Fri 8/5 3:00p.m., $37 (#77), Fri 8/5 8:00p.m., $37 (#84), Sat 8/6 3:00p.m., $37 (#99), Sat 8/6 8:00p.m., $37 (#111)

THE ORPHAN OF CHAO (The University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.) WSSU-Dillard Auditorium, Anderson Center: Wed 8/3 3:00p.m., $25 (#31)

THE SPIRIT OF HARRIET TUBMAN (Li’l Ol Me Productions, Windsor Ontario Canada.) Reynolda House Museum of American Art: Wed 8/3 3:00p.m., $37 (#37), Wed 8/3 8:00p.m., $37 (#53)

THE WAITING ROOM (The Ensemble Theatre, Houston, TX.) Arts Council Theatre: Fri 8/5 3:00p.m., $40 (#78), Fri 8/5 8:00p.m., $40 (#85), Sat 8/6 3:00p.m., $40 (#100), Sat 8/6 8:00p.m., $40 (#112)

THOSE SENSATIONAL SOULFUL 60´s (Black Ensemble Theatre, Chicago, IL.) K. R. Williams Auditorium:

Thurs 8/4 8:00p.m., $44 (#64), Fri 8/5 8:00p.m., $44 (#86) Sat 8/6 3:00p.m., $44 (#101), Sat 8/6 8:00 p. m., $44 (#113)

THREE SISTAHS (Black Theatre Troupe, Phoenix, AZ.) UNCSA #1 – The Thrust: Wed 8/3 3:00p.m., $37 (#34), Wed 8/3 8:00p.m., $37 (#47), Thurs 8/4 3:00p.m., $37 (#59)

TRANSITIONS (Robey Theatre Company, Los Angeles, CA.) Wake Forest #1 – The MainStage Theatre: Fri 8/5 8:00p.m., $37 (#88), Sat 8/6 3:00p.m., $37 (#103), Sat 8/6 8:00p.m., $37 (#115)

TWO OLD BLACK GUYS JUST SITTING AROUND TALKING (Penumbra Theatre Company, St. Paul, MN.) UNCSA #2 – The Catawba: Fri 8/5 3:00p.m., $37 (#81), Fri 8/5 8:00p.m., $37 (#91), Sat 8/6 3:00p.m., $37 (#106), Sat 8/6 8:00p.m., $37 (#118)

UN-RINGING THE BELL (Amador Productions, Los Angeles, CA.) Wake Forest #1 – The MainStage Theatre: Wed 8/3 3:00p.m. $40 (#32), Wed 8/3 8:00p.m., $40 (#45) Thurs 8/4 8:00p.m., $40 (#66)

VOICES OF HAITI: A POST-QUAKE ODYSSEY IN VERSE (Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Washington, DC.) Old Salem Visitor Center – Gray Auditorium: Wed 8/3 8:00p.m., $25 (#52)

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