The North Carolina Black Repertory Company Announces it's 2016-2017 Season
The North Carolina Black Repertory Company announces its 2016- 2017 Season, The Comfort of Faith. The company's thirty-eighth season will feature three mainstage productions that examine the role faith plays in finding strength and solace when confronted by illness: The Sting of White Roses by Angelica Chéri, The Right Reverend Dupree in Exile by Jackie Alexander, Maid's Door by Cheryl Davis, along with NCBRC's celebrated annual Christmas production of Black Nativity. In addition, NCBRC's Teen Theatre Ensemble will write and perform a new work that addresses youth concerns. Special events include
NCBRC's Marvtastic Bash honoring the life and legacy of NCBRC founder Larry Leon Hamlin, and their annual Kwanzaa and DR. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday celebrations. NCBRC's 2016-2017 mainstage season kicks off Friday, October 7 through Sunday, October 16, 2016 with the World Premiere of Angelica Cheri's The Sting of White Roses.
The North Carolina Black Repertory Company (NCBRC) was founded by Larry Leon Hamlin in 1979 as the first professional Black theatre company in North Carolina. The Company is universally recognized for its artistic and administrative achievements and its international outreach program, The National Black Theatre Festival ® (NBTF). NCBRC is committed to exposing diverse audiences to Black classics, the development and production of new works, improving artistic quality, and sustaining Black theatre internationally. NCBRC is a non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors that includes prominent professionals from the community. Its major funders include the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency funded by the State of North Carolina, and the City of Winston-Salem.