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||Knock Me A Kiss (Comedy)
Written by Charles Smith
Previews: May 17, 2013
Plays: May 24 - June 16, 2013
A romanticized account of the real story about the 1928 marriage of W.E.B. Du Bois's daughter Yolande to one of Harlem's most celebrated poets, Countee Cullen. The marriage was said to have marked the height of the Harlem Renaissance as it created a soical celebration around the perfect union of black talent and beauty. Secrets are revealed and truths come to light as we discover the scandal that rocked the renaissance.
||Mirandy and Brother Wind
Written by Patricia C. McKissack, Adapted by Michael J. Bobbitt
Music and Lyrics by John L. Cornelius
Previews: July 12, 2013
Plays: July 19 - August 11, 2013
It's Spring, 1906 in Ridgetop, South Carolina. Mirandy is excited about the Annual Junior Cakewalk dance and is determined to catch the legendary Brother Wind and have him as her dance partner. Mirandy and her friends try every trick the can think of to capture Brother Wind and along their journey they learn wonderful lessons about friendship, family and being free. This musical is perfect family entertainment for the hot summer months.
Written by Charlayne Woodard
Previews: October 11, 2013
Runs: October 18 - November 10, 2013
In "NEAT", the follow up companion piece to the Jubilee Theatre smash hit Pretty Fire, Charlayne Woodard shares her memories of growing up black in America in the 50's and 60's. Through the magic of storytelling, music and movement, Charlayne takes us on a journey from Savannah, Georgia to Albany, New York with engaging humor and sharp insight. Award winning actress and star of Pretty Fire, Ebony Marshall-Oliver returns to the Jubilee stage in a performance that will leave you spellbound.
A Collaboration by Tre Garrett & Geno Young
Previews: November 30, 2013
Runs: December 6 - December 29, 2013
Set in the town of Rudyville, Jubilee Theatre's mascot Lee Roy, the proprietor of Lee Roy's Night Club serves as host to the Jubilation Christmas festivities. It's a Christmas celebration and their annual rent party all-in-one. Lee Roy has gathered all of his friends and favorite performers together for a fun evening of holiday cheer, friendship and your favorite songs of the season with a jazzy, gospel twist.
Written by Katori Hall
Previews: January 31, 2014
Runs: February 7 - March 2, 2014
Winner of the distinguished Olivier Award for Best New Play, The Mountaintop is a vivid and bold reimagining of the last night in the historic life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Set in the now infamous Lorraine Motel, Dr. King has an unexpected visitor whochallenges him to face his own humanity, as well as the fate of our country. Hailed as "daring, rousing and provocative" by Entertainment Weekly, and "Soul Stirring" by Variety Magazine,The Mountaintop is a spiritual march through the soul of a great man and the heart of a changing nation.
Following in the steps of its recent London and Broadway success, Jubilee Theatre is proud to present the North Texas Premiere of this provocative play.
Book by Murray Horwitz & Richard Maltby Jr.
Previews: March 21, 2014
Runs: March 28 - April 20, 2014
At the height of the historic Harlem Renaissance, venues like The Cotton Club were jumpin' to a new beat called "swing." Ain't Misbehavin' is a rollicking, finger-snapping, toe-tapping, Tony Award-winning musical revue - a tribute to the black entertainers of the early 1900's that centers on the music of one of the most prolific musicians of the time, Thomas "Fats" Waller.
||Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Written by August Wilson
Previews: May 9, 2014
Runs: May 16 - June 8, 2014
Set in a Chicago recording studio in 1927, a group of musicians anxiously await the arrival of legendary blues singer Ma Rainey, who is known for her music and her attitude. What transpires in this studio is a fiery battle of will and identity as soulful and soul stirring as blues itself. Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is a gripping drama from Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright August Wilson.
||LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
Written by Alan Menken & Howard Ashman
Previews: July 4, 2014
Runs: July 11 - August 3, 2014
Meek, mild mannered, out-of-luck Seymour Krelbourn has just discovered an exotic little plant with a strange and unusual appetite. This plant is growing remarkably fast - and so is Seymour's love for Audrey, his co-worker at the flower shop. But she has a boyfriend...and the plant has a bloodthirsty secret that threatens the entire planet. The feeding-frenzy begins as Seymour becomes a celebrity and the plant becomes a larger-than-life sensation.
||Party on the Trinity 2013
Party On The Trinity
Downtown Under The Stars
An occasion of joyful celebration and festivities!
Honoring Mr. Val Wilkie
Due to the cold weather forecast Jubilee Theatre's Party on the Trinity
has been relocated to an inside location at the
TCCD – Trinity River Campus
Thursday, May 2, 2013
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
(From the original party location at 245 E. Belknap
continue west on Belknap St. to Cherry St.
Turn right into the TCC Parking Cherry Street Portal)
Join in on the fun and support the future of Jubilee Theatre!
Featuring the soulful sounds of
Billy D and the Hoodoos
Performances by your favorite
Self and Valet Parking Available
No children, please.