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2010-2011

 


The Colored Museum2

 

The Colored Museum

 

Wednesday September 29 - Sunday October 3                       

8:00 pm nightly, with a 3:00 pm matinee on Sunday


  • Written by George C. Wolfe

  • Directed by Lundeana Thomas

  • The Playhouse, 1911 South Third Street   

  • An AATP Production

 

This satire in eleven vignettes examines the honor and desire of African Americans to escape centuries of suffering.

 

 

 

How I Learned to Drive


Wednesday October 27 - Sunday October 31

8:00 pm nightly, with a 3:00 pm matinee on Sunday


  • Written by Paula Vogel

  • Directed by James R. Tompkins

  • The Thrust Theatre, 2314 South Floyd Street                                           

 

This drama about a disturbing subject, pedophilia, is as funny as it is sad. 
A dark comedy that will disquiet the memory for a long time to come.

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Measure for Measure



Wednesday November 17 through Sunday November 21

8:00 pm nightly, including a 3:00 pm matinee on Sunday November 21

  • Written by William Shakespeare

  • Directed by Rinda Frye

  • The Playhouse, 1911 South Third Street

 

When the power of the state is fueled by religious zeal,illicit sex mixed with hypocrisy and wicked humor cannot be far behind.  In Shakespeare's darkest comedy, "Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall."

 

                         

 

                                           A Perfect Wedding

 

A Perfect Wedding


Wednesday March 2 - Sunday March 6

8:00 pm nightly, including a 3:00 pm matinee on Sunday March 6

  • Written by Charles Mee

  • Directed by Amy Steiger

  • The Playhouse                            

 

This comedy examines the idea of marriage as couples get lost in the woods, fall in and out of love, and ruminate on human relationships, desire and mortality...with a mud fight, a wedding, a funeral, and a Bollywood dance number along the way.

 

 

 

  How Orisanmi Chose His Head


Wednesday April 13 - Sunday April 17

8:00 pm Wednesday - Friday and Sunday

11:00 am Saturday

3:00 pm Sunday

  • Written and Directed by Nefertiti Burton

  • The Thrust Theatre

  • An AATP Production

  • Families!  Please inquire about our family rate for this production!!!

JCPS Study Guide for How Orisanmi Chose His Head

 

Gorgeous costumes, whimsical sets, dance, and drumming make this ancient Yoruba tale from West Africa a feast for the eyes and ears.  Cultural and moral lessons give food for thought to the young and the old.

 

                   

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