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March 2014

Roundtable writer's breakfast
At Home With Black Theatre...
Struggles and Triumph

Featuring Karamu, Penumbra and
the National Black Theatre
Saturday, 1 @ 10am  |  Room T-203
$15 - Includes Dialogue and Breakfast

Three national Theatre Directors, Cleveland’s KARAMU HOUSE, Minnesota’s PENUMBRA and New York’s NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE, gather around the breakfast table to talk from the heart about the role, responsibilities, historical significance, funding challenges and the difficulties of running and producing theatre works by and about the African American experience. Overcoming institutional odds, three prominent voices, TERRENCE SPIVEY, LOU BELLAMY and NABII FAISON, give personal and riveting testimonials about the struggles, trials and triumphs of Black theatre in America. 
Moderated by Curtis King.


Jazz at the muse
Oscar on Piano

Featuring Oscar Williams
Friday, 7 & Saturday 8, @ 9pm
Clarence Muse Café Theatre  |  $15

Performing to standing room only audiences last season, the St. Louis native, OSCAR WILLIAMS, is back at the Muse. Taking us from church gospel music to
Broadway show tunes, you’ll regret
every moment if you miss this
electrifying show!


poetry smash #4

Thursday, 13 @ 7:30 pm
Clarence Muse Café Theatre  |  $10

A night of open mic in mid-spring, the poets are at it again as they pull together speaking in one voice. Coordinated by Brenda Randall.


comedy night at the muse

Featuring Mike Bonner
Friday, 14 & Saturday, 15 @ 9pm
Clarence Muse Café Theatre  |  $15

Making real life real funny is MIKE BONNER’s specialty! The Comedy Arts Festival alum has appeared on Jamie Foxx’s Laffapalooza, HBO’s DEF Comedy Jam All Stars and BET Comic View. One fan said, “that boy ought to be ashamed of himself making me laugh this hard...
I wet on myself!”


Dress performance theatre series
The monkey on my back

Starring Debbi Morgan
Friday, 21 & Saturday, 22 @ 8:15pm
Clarence Muse Café Theatre |  $16.50

Enjoy an intimate evening with award winning actress DEBBI MORGAN in a deeply personal and moving memoir about her journey of fear and abuse spanning three generations of women, beginning with her grandmother, mother and Debbi herself. Told with candor and humor, she takes her audience on a captivating ride of what it took to finally break the generational cycle.
Hosted by TBAAL Board Member Beverly Bolden.


Jazz at the muse

Featuring Andrea Wallace, Darian Yancey-Mackey & Kyndal Y. Robertson
Friday, 28 & Saturday, 29 @ 9pm | Clarence Muse Café Theatre | $15

If you’re thirsting for a glorious night of music, then you’re in for a treat when ANDREA WALLACE, DARIAN YANCEY-MACKEY and KYNDAL Y. ROBERTSON create a hot three-ring musical circle pleasing the crowd
with an evening of jazz, pop, blues, R&B and a little bit of gospel and opera!
Hosted by Board Member Albertus Lewis, Jr.


Get Your Copy of "MEDICINE" for the Soul! Featuring Ruben Studdard, Ann Nesby and Jasmine Guy.

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