Event Scheduled

The Living Word: A celebration of African American Theatre

Sunday February 26, 2023 11:00 AM EST
Cost: Free,

From the venue:

A continuum of African folk traditions, Black Theatre combines storytelling, mythology, rituals, music, song, and dance with ancestor worship from ancient times to the present. It has afforded black artists a cultural gold mine to celebrate what it has been like to be an African American in The New World.

This interactive, engaging and immersive experience into the history of Black theatre features:

Ticketed VIP Sunday Brunch featuring tribute to African American Musical Theatre and honoring Fulton County Champions for Arts: Camille Love, Sue Ross and Alice Lovelace

PROJECTION MAPPING: Immersive video experience of Black Theatre history

PHOTOGRAPHY TIMELINE: Photo installation outlining the history of African American Theatre and Atlanta Black Theatre history.

EXHIBITION OF ICONIC BLACK THEATRE SNIPPETS: Screenings of iconic scenes from African American plays


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Woodruff Arts Center Magnum
1280 Peachtree St. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 733-4978