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Upcoming Online Presentations

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 Robeson
consultant: Seth Sebanda
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 – March 6 | 7 | 8

Women’s History Month
Hospice

written by Pearl Cleage
directed by Awoye Timpo

Featuring Petronia Paley and Margaret Odette

Premieres Saturday, March 6, 2021 – 7 PM,
Streaming ends, Monday, March 8 @ 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.

Completed Online Presentations

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 Robeson
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 Robeson
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 Royce Johnson, Beethovan Odan, and Micah Stock

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

Free admission, donations welcome.

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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