KARAMU HOSTS VITRUAL LIVE EVENTS
Beginning February 1, Karamu House and The Musical Theater Project (TMTP) present a multimedia concert of Shuffle Along, a legendary African American production that was the first-ever jazz musical and one of the first-ever Broadway productions to be written and performed by an all-Black cast.
To read my 2019 review of the show go to: https://royberkinfo.blogspot.com/2019/01/history-changing-shuffle-along-to-be.html
While free to access, individuals must register on the Karamu website to view the program.
CLICK HERE TO WATCH "THE IMPACT OF SHUFFLE
CLEVELAND PUBLIC THEATRE RE-UPS OR DOES IT EXPLODE?
Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to announce additional performances of the Zoom adaptation of …Or Does it Explode?, written and directed by John Dayo-Aliya (CPT 2020/2021 Nord Family Foundation Playwright Fellow), performed by Austin Sasser, De Andre Hairston-Karim, and Dar’Jon Bentley. …Or Does it Explode? will perform live via Zoom at 7:00pm (ET) on February 11 and 12, and at 8:00pm (ET) on February 13.
This theatrical piece uses poetry, dance, and other contemporary theatre forms to explore questions of what it means to be Black, male, and young in the 21st century. …Or Does it Explode?, an unflinching portrayal of profound anger, hurt, and joy, blends stories gathered from men ages 16-35 in Akron, Ohio. Thought-provoking vignettes display social conditions.
TICKET and SHOW INFORMATION
…Or Does it Explode? will perform live on Zoom at 7:00pm (ET) on February 11 and 12, and at 8:00pm (ET) on February 13. The run time is 60 minutes, and the virtual “house” is limited to 50 “seats”.
Tickets are $1; suggested donation $1 to $99. Patrons must use Zoom to see this work and will receive an email 1-2 hours before showtime with the meeting login information. Please note online sales for each performance will close 2 hours before each performance.
CLEVELAND PUBLIC THEATRE PRESENTS SIXTEEN SHORT PLAYS
Savory Taṇhā (sixteen short plays performed by a rotating ensemble) is a virtual memory play of longing and loss, happiness and hopefulness, and navigating the pathways of human desire. An ensemble of five performers will play different roles from the same text each evening. This will be a LIVE performance via Zoom and will not be available as a recorded video.
Performed by Anne McEvoy, Zyrece Montgomery, Zach Palumbo, Brian Pedaci, & Hillary Wheelock
February 17, 2021 - March 06, 2021
For tickets and information go to:
The virtual “house” will be limited to 50 “seats”