Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Sunday, January 20, 2013
In celebration of Martin Luther King Day, ...And Company Theatre is offering a Buy One Get One Free special to A Song for Coretta, Pearl Cleage's play celebrating the accomplishments of Dr. King's wife, and the civil rights era within the context of contemporary America.
Thursday February 21- 7:30pm
Friday February 22 - 7:30pm
Saturday February 23 - 2:30pm
Sunday February 24 - 2:30pm
The play is set at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Feb. 6, 2006, the day Coretta Scott King, the widow of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., lay in state there. Thousands of people showed up to pay their respects, and Cleage's play supposes a cross-generational meeting of five of them.
Directed by Andre Brown
Assistant Directed by Christina May
Helen Richards - Laquanda Mccoullum
Mona Lisa - Zuhairah McGill
Zora Evans - Stacey Sandle
Keisha Cameron - Synphone Ruiz/ Kai Wright
Gwen Johnson - Tanya O'Neill
This Buy One Get Free offer is only valid until 11:59pm on January 21st.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
And Company Theatre will hold auditions for Pearl Cleage's A SONG FOR CORETTA. The play is set at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Feb. 6, 2006, the day Coretta Scott King, the widow of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., lay in state there. Thousands of people showed up to pay their respects, and Cleage's play supposes a cross-generational meeting of five of them.
Audition Dates: January 5 - 6 from 12pm-3pm
Callbacks: January 7 from 6pm -9pm
Audition and Show location: Friends Center at 1501 Cherry Street
Rehearsals will begin January 10. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm-9:30pm and Sundays from 1pm-4pm
Show dates: February 21-24.
Send headshots and resumes to casting@andcompanytheatre.
org to request an audition time slot. Please prepare a 2 minute dramatic monologue.
CHARACTER BREAKDOWN: (all characters are African American)
Helen – 56 - a stuffy, old guard Civil Rights activist
Mona Lisa – 40 - a jovial but canny artist and Hurricane Katrina survivor
Zora – 22 - an enthusiastic Spelman student
Keisha, aka "Li'l Bit" – 17 - a hilariously brash and uncouth high schooler
Gwen Johnson – 24 - an Iraq war medic due to return at the end of her leave
Monday, February 27, 2012
YGB isn't OVER YET!!!
Check out our finale showcase at the YGB Festival and Poetry Slam: Feb 29th, 7pm at The CEC!
This Black History Month closing festival is something you don't want to miss!!!
Special performances by:
The Cast of "To Be Young, Gifted & Black"
oLive Dance Company
LIVE painting by Jona Taylor
Poetry by Temple University's Poetry Collective [Babel]
The 1st Annual YGB Poetry Slam and much, much more!
Tickets are $15 adults/$10 children 12 & under/$5 for the YGB SLAM only!!!
For tickets go to http://andcompanytheatre.org/
For details and SLAM registration email: TS Hawkins [Marketing Director] at AndCompanyTheatre2012@gmail.co