Playwright Reginald André Jackson and director Valerie Curtis-Newton sat down with artists Tracy Hughes, Eugene Lee, Claudine Mboligikpelani Nako and M.L. Roberts  for an engaging and informative hour exploring the themes in the multi-year work, History of Theatre: About, By, For and Near and the importance of this legacy to their lives as artists. Recorded May 20, 2021.

The journey through over 200 years of Black theatre begins…

Streaming through June 6

ACT and The Hansberry Project present a rare invitation into the process of the creation of this ambitious work. History of Theatre provides the audience with an opportunity to see the work’s evolving story-telling concepts, and to hear from the creative team guiding this adventure to its fruition and to ACT’s mainstage.

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