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Black Ensemble Theater Extends Etta James Tribute AT LAST
by Anna Bencivengo - Nov 21, 2014

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces the two-week extension of its wildly popular production, At Last: A Tribute to Etta James written and directed by Jackie Taylor and co-directed by Daryl D. Brooks. At Last: A Tribute to Etta James will now run at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, through January 11, 2015.

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 8th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 8, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards are back with nominations open now! Plus the Jeff Awards on Monday night, three acclaimed recent openings, two shows proudly closing, three local shows that may never end, and NBC's live 'Peter Pan' is ready to fly!

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Black Ensemble Theater's AT LAST: A TRIBUTE TO ETTA JAMES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 7, 2014

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces the return of the Black Ensemble classic At Last: A Tribute to Etta James written and directed by Jackie Taylor and co-directed by Daryl D. Brooks. At Last: A Tribute to Etta James is presented at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, September 27-December 28, 2014. Check out a first look at highlights below!

Photo Flash: AT LAST: A TRIBUTE TO ETTA JAMES
by Sally Henry Fuller - Oct 5, 2014

Black Ensemble Theatre Presents At Last: a Tribute to Etta James, through Dec. 28. Candace Edwards, Arzula Gardner, Melanie McCullough, Alanna Taylor and Yahdina Udeen play Etta James with each actress representing a certain time in her career.

Photo Flash: Black Ensemble Theater Presents THE MARVELOUS MARVELETTES, Now Through 9/7
by Courtnie Mele - Jul 20, 2014

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces the world premiere musical The Marvelous Marvelettes directed by Black Ensemble Associate Director Rueben D. Echoles. The Marvelous Marvelettes will be presented at the BlackEnsemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, July 18-September 7, 2014.

Photo Flash: First Look at Black Ensemble Theater's IT'S ALL-RIGHT TO HAVE A GOOD TIME: THE STORY OF CURTIS MAYFIELD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

Black Ensemble Theater announces It's All-Right To Have A Good Time: The Story of Curtis Mayfield produced and written by Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor with Co-Direction by Jackie Taylor and Daryl D. Brooks. The Story of Curtis Mayfield will be presented at the new Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago as an open run, with previews beginning September 14, 2013. The official press opening is scheduled for Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 3:00PM. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!

BWW TV: Highlights of Black Ensemble Theater's IT'S ALL-RIGHT TO HAVE A GOOD TIME: THE STORY OF CURTIS MAYFIELD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 18, 2013

Black Ensemble Theater announces It's All-Right To Have A Good Time: The Story of Curtis Mayfield produced and written by Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor with Co-Direction by Jackie Taylor and Daryl D. Brooks. The Story of Curtis Mayfield will be presented at the new Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago as an open run with previews beginning September 14, 2013. The official press opening is scheduled for Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 3:00PM.

At Last: A Tribute to Etta James
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jan 1, 2001