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No Men? No Boats? No Problem! JTP’s Version of Jaclyn Backhaus’ Men on Boats Is Excellent

The Justice Theater Project, in its new home in the Umstead Park United Church of Christ in Raleigh, NC, opened its production of Jaclyn Backhaus’ breakout play, Men on Boats, Friday night. This play fits right into to the group’s mission, which is “to produce compelling theater experiences that create community dialogue and give voice… Read More ›

Thoughtful, Enjoyable, and Entertaining, JTP’s A Doll’s House, Remodeled Also Packs a Punch

The Justice Theater Project’s production of A Doll’s House, Remodeled), written by Aurelia Belfield and JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell, based a concept and original idea by Holloway-Burrell, opened this past weekend at the Umstead Park United Church of Christ in Raleigh, NC. It helps a lot to be young (under 40) and tech savvy to fully understand… Read More ›

The Justice Theater Project’s Immensely Entertaining Multicultural Production of Oliver! Features an Impressive Cast and Crew

The Justice Theater Project’s mission is to connect audiences with theatrical productions that promote social awareness in order to educate, inspire, and entertain. JTP’s current production of Oliver!, the final show of their 2017-18 season, is a fitting one to end their seasonal theme of “Equity and Identity” on a high note. JTP’s Oliver! is… Read More ›

For All Its Horror, Martin Sherman’s Bent Is, in Fact, a Love Story

The Justice Theater Project, well-known for their mission “to produce compelling theater experiences that create community dialogue and give voice to social concerns,” continues its “Equity and Identity” Season with Martin Sherman’s Bent, first produced in 1979 in London. It is performed from the stage of the Umstead Park United Church of Christ in Raleigh,… Read More ›

JTP’s Entire Ensemble for A Soldier’s Play Gives a Well-Knit, Balanced Performance

The Justice Theater Project’s current production of Charles Fuller’s 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, A Soldier’s Play, re-titled A Soldier’s Story as a movie, ends with the words “You’ll have to get used to black people being in charge,” which became fulfilled in 2008. It also kept the play from being produced on Broadway, according to… Read More ›