NFT Online

Upcoming Online Presentations

NFT Online will be Continuing through December, 2021

Watch this space for program announcements

Completed Online Presentations

Play Reading – June 22
Ntozake Shange Reading Series

Last Night at Mikell’s

One show only at 7 PM! Please check in by 6:45.

by Larry Muhammad
directed by A. Dean Irby

Featuring Beethovan Oden, Kene Holliday, Petronia Paley, and Brian Richardson

Natalie Morrow, Tech Director
B’jai Pierce-Astwood, Stage Manager

To watch, you need Zoom installed. If you need to install Zoom, for PCs or Macs, go to the …
Zoom Download Page
and follow link to Zoom Client for Meetings
For iPhones and iPads go to the App Store. For Android, go to Google Play.

Play Reading – June 15
Ntozake Shange Reading Series

A Soft Escape

One show only at 7 PM! Please check in by 6:45.

by S.M. Shephard Massat
directed by John Scutchins

Featuring Count Stovall, Elain Graham, and
Paris Crayton IIII

To watch, you need Zoom installed. If you need to install Zoom, for PCs or Macs, go to the …
Zoom Download Page
and follow link to Zoom Client for Meetings
For iPhones and iPads go to the App Store. For Android, go to Google Play.

Play Reading – June 8
Ntozake Shange Reading Series

A Small World

One show only at 7 PM! Please check in by 6:45.

by Mustapha Matura
directed by Seret Scott

Featuring Tucker Smallwood & Joyce Sylvester

To watch, you need Zoom installed. If you need to install Zoom, for PCs or Macs, go to the …
Zoom Download Page
and follow link to Zoom Client for Meetings
For iPhones and iPads go to the App Store. For Android, go to Google Play.

Play Reading – March 20 | 21 | 22

Women’s History Month
Ma Rose

written by Cassandra Medley
directed by Eileen Morris
stage manager: John Scutchins
narrator: Beethoven Oden
costumes: Kathy Roberson
technical director/editor: Bill Toles

Featuring: Denise Burse, Elain Graham, Nambi E. Kelley, Lizan Mitchell , Kim Sullivan

Premieres Saturday, March 20, 2021 – 7 PM,
Streaming ends, Monday, March 22 @ midnight
Free admission, Donations Welcome.

Play Reading – March 13 | 14 | 15

Women’s History Month
Hospice

written by Pearl Cleage
directed by Awoye Timpo
stage manager: Ayisha Hunt
narrator: Jasmin Walker
costumes: Kathy Roberson
scenic & lighting consultant: Alan C. Edwards
technical director/editor: Natalie Morrow

Featuring Petronia Paley and Margaret Odette

Premieres Saturday, March 13, 2021 – 7 PM,
Streaming ends, Monday, March 15 @ midnight
Free admission, Donations Welcome.

Originally presented during NFT’s 1983-84 Season, directed by Frances Foster, starring Lee Chamberlin, and Joan Harris. Click on the image to find out more.

Play Reading – February 27 | 28 | March 1

Black History Month
Widows

written by Mfundi Vundla
directed by Clinton Turner Davis
stage manager: B’jai Pierce Astwood
costumes: Kathy Roberson
consultant: Seth Sibanda
technical director/editor: Michele Baldwin

Featuring Zoleka Vundla, Phindi Wilson, Tanya Nomaziko Zondo

Premieres Saturday, February 27, 2021 – 7 PM,
Streaming ends, Monday, March 1 @ midnight
Free admission, Donations Welcome.

Originally presented during NFT’s 1980-81 Season, directed by Vantile Whitfield, starring Pam Potier, Tina Sattin, and Victoria Howard. Click on the image to find out more.

Play Reading – February 20 | 21 | 22 @ 7PM only

Black History Month
The Meeting

written by Jeff Stetson
directed by Ajene Washington
stage manager: John Scutchins
costumes: Kathy Roberson
technical director/editor: Michele Baldwin

Featuring Joseph L. Edwards, Tyler Fauntleroy & Beethovan Oden

Premieres Saturday, February 20, 2021 – 7 PM,
Sunday, February 21 – 7 PM, Monday, February 22 – 7 PM
3 Scheduled Showings Only – each presentation will start promptly at 7 PM

Free admission, Donations Welcome.

Originally presented during NFT’s 1986-87 Season, directed by Judyann Elder, starring Dick A. Williams, Taurean Blacque, and Felton Perry. Click on Image to find out more.

Play Reading – February 13 – 15

Black History Month
When the Chickens Came Home to Roost

written by Laurence Holder
directed by Ralph McCain
stage manager: Bjai Pierce Astwood
costumes: Kathy Roberson
technical director/editor: Michele Baldwin

Featuring Allie Woods & Lawrence Winslow

Premieres Saturday, February 13, 2021 – 7 PM,
Streaming ends, Monday, February 15 @ midnight

Free admission, Donations Welcome.

Originally presented during NFT’s 1980-81 season, directed by Allie Woods, starring Denzel Washington and Kirk Kirksey. Click on image to find out more.

Play Reading – October 30

Octoberfest Retrospective
Stories About the Old Days

written by Bill Harris
directed by LaTanya Richardson Jackson
associate producer: Linda Herring
stage manager: John Scutchins

Featuring Michael Potts and Pauletta Washington. Narrator Beethovan Oden.

Premieres Friday, October 30, 2020 – 7 PM,
Streaming ends, Sunday, November 1 @ midnight

Free admission, donations welcome.

Octoberfest Stories About the Old Days

Play Reading – October 23

Octoberfest Retrospective
Medal of Honor Rag

written by Tom Cole
directed by A. Dean Irby
stage manager: Bjai Pierece Astwood

Featuring Thomas Walter Booker, Beethovan Oden, and Micah Stock

Premieres Friday, October 23, 2020 – 7 PM,
Streaming ends, Sunday, October 25 @ midnight

Free admission, donations welcome.

Octoberfest-Medal-of-Honor-Rag

Play Reading – October 16

Octoberfest Retrospective
From the Mississippi Delta

written by Dr. Endesha Ida Mae Holland
directed by Ed Smith
assistant director: John Scutchins

Featuring Brenda Denmark, Elain Graham, and Verniece Turner

Premieres Friday, October 16, 2020 – 7 PM,
Streaming ends, Sunday, October 18 @ midnight

Free admission, donations welcome.

Octoberfest-From-the-MIssissippi-Delta

Play Reading – October 9

Octoberfest Retrospective
Dr. Du Bois & Miss Ovington

written by Clare Coss
directed by Gabrielle Kurlander
stage manager: Mason Brooks

Featuring Kathleen Chalfant & Peter J. Fernandez

Premieres Friday, October 9, 2020 – 7 PM,
Streaming ends, Sunday, October 11 @ midnight

Free admission, donations welcome.

Octoberfest Dr Dubois & Miss Ovington

Play Reading – October 2

Octoberfest Retrospective
Do Lord Remember Me

written by James DeJongh
directed by Regge Life
stage manager: Bjai Pierce Astwood

Featuring Ebony Jo Ann, Barbara Montgomery, Roscoe Orman, Kim Sullivan, & Glynn Turman.

Premieres Friday, October 2, 2020 – 7 PM,
Streaming ends, Sunday, October 4 @ midnight

Free admission, donations welcome.

Octoberfest Do Lord Remember Me