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UPCOMING EVENTS CALENDAR
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image THE BROTHERS SIZE
09/26/2014 - 10/26/2014

By Tarell Alvin McCraney
(Texas Premiere)


Previews: September 26, 2014
Runs: October 3 - 26, 2014

THE STORY: In the Louisiana bayou, big brother Ogun Size is a wall of tough love. Younger brother Oshoosi still struggles to find his footing in the world complicated by his mysterious past. What begins as a ritual, evolves into a tough yet tender drama about the bonds of brotherhood. Poetry and myths are spun into this hot-blooded, music-filled contemporary drama from one of the country's most exciting new voices. Hailed by the Chicago Tribune as "The greatest piece of writing by an American playwright under 30 in a generation or more"... an unforgettable theatrical event that will leave you breathless.

The Brother Size is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York


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image JUBILATION II: The Colors of Christmas
11/29/2014 - 12/28/2014

By Tre Garrett and Geno Young
(Premiere)

Previews: November 29, 2014
Runs: December 5 - 28, 2014

A fresh remix on last year's runaway hit of the holidays! It's that time of year again in the town of Rudyville, time to celebrate the season and raise money for the rent at Leroy's Night Club. The Silver Belles and the Mistletoes are back in full force, performing some of your favorite old time Blues, Jazz and R&B hits - twisted into tunes of the season. Sweet dance moves and flashy costumes await you at Leroy's annual Jubilation Celebration, a place where everyone is sure to be touched with the spirit of Christmas!


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image In Real Life
01/30/2015 - 03/01/2015

By Charlayne Woodard
(Texas Premiere)

Previews: January 30, 2015
Runs: February 6 - March 1, 2015

THE STORY: Charlayne Woodard, a wide eyed young African-American woman with big dreams, eagerly packs her bags and heads for New York City. Making it in the big city is no easy task as Charlayne struggles to find her footing on Broadway, but ends up with an unforgettable cast of characters. Charming fun, lyrical and beautifully written, In Real Life is a the final installment in the Pretty Fire Trilogy that Jubilee Theatre fans have come to know and love. Having performed the role of Charlayne Woodard in the first two productions, Ebony Marshall-Oliver returns to the Jubilee stage to complete this series.

In Real Life is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York


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image DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE
04/03/2015 - 05/03/2015

Music and Lyrics by Micki Grant
Concieved by Vinnette Carroll
(Texas Revival Premiere)

Previews: April 3, 2015
Runs: April 10 - May 3, 2015

The 70's are back and better than ever! Retro-hip-fun abounds in this 1972 Tony Award nominated show for Best Musical. An all dancing - all singing cast of over a dozen actors perform the blues, rock, jazz, calypso and a musical revue style, touching on major themes of the 1970's including student protests, ghetto life, black power, funk and feminism.

Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH,INC.


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image SUNSET BABY
05/29/2015 - 06/28/2015

By Dominique Morisseau
(Regional Premiere)

Previews: May 29, 2015
Runs: June 5 - 28, 2015

Kenyatta Shakur, former Black Revolutionary and political prisoner, is desperate to reconnect with his estranged daughter Nina. If Kenyatta truly wants to reconcile his past, he must first conquer his most challenging revolution of all - fatherhood. Sunset Baby is an energized, vibrant and witty look at the point where the personal and political collide. Written by one the most exciting and distinctive undiscovered voices in America.

Sunset Baby is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.


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image THE COLOR PURPLE (Musical)
07/24/2015 - 08/23/2015

Book by Marsha Norman
Music and Lyrics by Brenda Alley, Stephen Russell, and Willis Bray

Based on the novel written by Alice Walker and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment Motion Picture

Previews: July 24, 2015
Runs: July 31 - August 23, 2015

THE COLOR PURPLE is the inspiring family saga that tells an unforgettable story of a woman who through love, finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. This musical adaptation of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (and the popular 1985 Seven Spielberg film) spotlights Celie, a downtrodden young woman whose personal awakening over the course of 40 years forms the arc of this epic story. With a joyous score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, African music and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE is a story of hope, a testament to the healing power of love and a celebration of life.

The Color Purple is presented through special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide, New York, NY


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