Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s Harlem’s National Black Theatre Wins First Obie Award 2020

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) was awarded the Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Production and Continued Advocacy on behalf of Black Artists during the 65th Annual Obie Award ceremony on Tuesday, marking its first Obie win.

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As Civil Unrest Roils The Nation, National Black Theatre Helps Black Arts Orgs Navigate COVID And Racism

Founded in 1968 by the revolutionary theater lion and legend Dr. Barbara Ann Teer, National Black Theatre (NBT) was forged out of the social upheaval of the 1960s. Continue Reading →


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National Black Theatre Launches NBT@Home

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) will go live with its latest initiative, NBT@Home: Uplifting Communal Resilience, on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.

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Women’s History Month Celebrated By Harlem’s National Black Theatre And The Weeksville Center

Fifty years ago, Dr. Barbara Ann Teer founded the National Black Theatre (NBT). NBT, New York City’s oldest continually run Black theater, is celebrating its golden anniversary with “NBT Beyond Walls,” with activities across the city, country and world. Continue Reading →


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Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre Celebrates It’s 50th Anniversary

In celebration of its 50th anniversary as it’s poised for a major capital redevelopment project of its current site, Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) is taking it to the streets. Continue Reading →


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Classical Theatre Of Harlem Presents “Sancho: An Act of Remembrance” At NBT

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director), Pemberley Productions and Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre are proud to present Sancho: An Act of Remembrance. Continue Reading →


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Liza Jessie Peterson Takes On The Criminal Justice System At National Black Theatre In Harlem

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) has joined forces with Hi-ARTS  for the world premiere of The Peculiar Patriot. Continue Reading →


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