The Sable Series: The History of Black Shakespearean Actors

July 27, 2015

black shakespeareA special evening of poetry and song, featuring the work of Paul Laurence Dunbar with monologues and scenes from Shakespeare’s ROMEO & JULIET, MACBETH, ANTONY & CLEOPATRA, RICHARD AND OTHELLO, along with moving spirituals, and the songs of Paul Robeson.

Many know the contributions of Paul Robeson and even Ira Aldridge, But Do You Know Henrietta Vinton Davis (The Celebrated Shakespearean Tragedienne who later became the right hand of Marcus Garvey). Come share, learn, and be inspired!

Related: Listen to award winning actor and writer Chukwudi Iwuji and Danny Tisdale talk about “Ira” on The Danny Tisdale Show they talk about Ira Aldridge the first African-American Actor to Grace London Stage >>>

Written by Debra Ann Byrd & Dathan B. Williams
Directed and dramaturged by Dathan B. Williams

A concert production produced in partnership with Debra Ann Byrd /Take Wing And Soar Productions, Voza Rivers/ New Heritage Theatre Group, in association with My Image Studios.

ONE SHOW ONLY!! // Monday, August 10th 7:00pm
$12.00 // Limited Seating — Book your seats in Advance!!

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Debra Ann Byrd*
Julius Hollingsworth

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