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NCCU Students Gave Strong, Nuanced Performances in Blues for an Alabama Sky

Pearl Cleage’s Blues for an Alabama Sky, recently produced by the N.C. Central University Department of Theatre, is set in 1930s Harlem, as the Great Depression was stalling the 1920s African-American cultural movement known as the Harlem Renaissance and making things (as one of the characters says) “tough all over.” In this “two hours’ traffic,”… Read More ›

Sweet Mama Stringbean Has It All: Great Singing and Acting, Riveting Storytelling, and a Concert-Quality Jazz/Blues Band

If you enjoy great singing, riveting storytelling, true-to-life acting, music from a concert-quality jazz/blues band, and/or the well-told story of the life and times of a fascinating performer, the Agape Theatre Project has just the ticket for you as they close their season on a high note with Valjean Limar Jansen’s Sweet Mama Stringbean: The… Read More ›