I am sitting here in my office with this feeling of jubilation. You and your staff and family have provided me with some of the most special theatre moments of my life and career… I have been to many conferences and festivals. What you all have accomplished in such a short time has been amazing and a testament to your strong faith." ~Prof. A. Minkins, Winston-Salem State Univ. 

Main Stage Plays

Wed. October 3, 2018 @ 10am

Winner of the Louis B. Mayer Award and eight 1987 NAACP Theatre Awards!


The Meeting is a 1987 play by Jeff Stetson about an imaginary meeting between Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X in 1965 in a hotel in Harlem during the height of the Civil Rights Movement... READ MORE

SPECIAL SCHOOL PERFORMANCE.  Also open to theatre patrons. 

Wed. October 3, 2018 @ 8pm - $25+

Award winning writer B. J. Holmes debuts her latest work, "Lines"!

Although the Motor City proves to be a step up from the bitter trials of the south, two men still struggle at the risk of family, community, and their long-time bond of brotherhood... READ MORE

Thu. October 4, 2018 @ 8pm - $25+

"Welcome to Summerville, where there is more drama behind the scenes than on the stage."

Somewhere in Summerville is a quit-witted new drama that takes a humorous look behind the curtains of a regional theater in the Southeast... READ MORE 

Fri. October 5, 2018 @ 10:15am (Senior Day Preview!) $12.50+

"[S]ure stage wizardry, immensely funny!" -D.L. Groover, Houston Press 

The Nacirema Society of Montgomery, Alabama introduces a refined group of debutantes during their 100th anniversary cotillion. Every detail has been perfectly planned until aristocrat "Grace Dunbar", a pillar of the community, becomes entangled in a... READ MORE  

Fri. October 5, 2018 @ 8:30pm - $25+

National Action Network Award Youth Move-Social Impact Award of the Year 2013  

EOTM Award (Entrepreneurs On the Move)-Nominated for Best New Play/Best Director 2014 

Chatter and anticipation fill the halls as the students of Dreamz Academy prepare for the biggest talent showcase of the year.. READ MORE 

Sat. October 6, 2018 @ 3pm - $25+

"These women are warriors and survivors. Theirs is a story that needs to be told!” — Neal A. Lester, Ph. D., Director, Arizona State University Project Humanities 

Imagine the souls of black folks coming alive on stage through the voices and words of black women in America!  ... READ MORE 

Sat. October 6, 2018 @ 5pm - $25+

Shame on the inside is reflected on the outside. 

Clyde, a foster child raised in Arizona, reunites with his biological brothers in New York. How will he cope with this new life in a new world with old secrets?... READ MORE

Sat. October 6, 2018 @ 8pm (Closing Play/Events) - $35+

Black is Beautiful Gala Performance and Celebrity Awards Ceremony.

The evening includes: 

Red Carpet  Event

Closing Play:  The Nacirema Society... by Pearl Cleage

Champagne After-Glow (For VIP  ticket holders)