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Sambo - 1969 - Off-Broadway

A Black Opera with White Spots in 2 Acts, the play features music by Ron Steward and Neal Tate and lyrics by Neal Tate.



The play is adapted from children's fairy tales, which depicted the black man's feeling of alienation from white society.

Schedule

Public Theater [Anspacher Theater]

(New York, NY)
425 Lafayette Street
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by Melia Kraus-har - Sep 10, 2018
With recent events related to the #metoo movement within the dance world, notably at New York City Ballet (NYCB), the voice of women in a setting such as this felt sacred. Among art forms, dance is the ultimate challenge to the agency of the female body, which is often at the direction and control of male directors, choreographers, and partners.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2011
Jane Stuart will be performing at Shanghai Jazz on Thursday, September 1st from 7:30 - 9:30pm for 2 sets.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2007
Somewhere between blue jeans and obsession, gossip and friendship, lies the sad truth and bitter hilarity of reality. Kellie Arens plumbs these depths as she examines two very different sides of the same conversation in the world premiere of her quirky and poignant comedy Bottomless. Directed by Denyse Owens, performances will begin on November 3rd at the Bowery Poetry Club (Donate a pair of jeans at the door and receive an $8 discount.)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014
Discovered by the Finborough Theatre and part of its 20 Premieres season, the European premiere of Obama-ology, the European full-length debut of multi-award-winning American playwright Aurin Squire, runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances from Sunday, 30 November 2014 (Press Night: Monday, 1 December 2014 at 7.30pm).
by Daniel Collins - May 20, 2013
Inspired by Lorraine Hansberry's 'A RAISIN IN THE SUN,' Kwame Kwei-Armah's 'Beneatha's Place' muses on what might have happened when Beneatha Younger and Nigerian political activist Joseph Asagai, left Chicago to live in a Nigeria still fighting for independence from British rule.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018
Chimera Ensemble today announced the casting for its US Premiere of DON'T SMOKE IN BED, written by award-winning playwright Aurin Squire, and directed by acclaimed director Chika Ike. Kai A. Ealy, who earlier this year appeared in MARY STUART at Chicago Shakespeare and FRANKLINLAND for Jackalope Theatre company; and ensemble member Nicole Fabbri, seen in Chimera's SISTER CITIES, will play an interracial couple being interviewed about their marriage by an unseen journalist via webcam.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017
After a grueling $1.5 million, 18 month capital campaign, the sale and subsequent closure of The Venetian Theatre, moving one show to a library, canceling the largest show in the company's history, and seven months of construction, Bag&Baggage Productions has weathered the storm and proudly announces the inaugural season in their permanent new home.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2010
The Public Theater's world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' NEIGHBORS plays its final show on Sunday, March 14.
by Roy Berko - Jul 16, 2017
'Neighbors,' penned by Jacobs-Jenkins, is now on stage at convergence-continuum.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting for NEIGHBORS, written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Niegel Smith, the second show of the 2009-2010 Public LAB season. NEIGHBORS begins performances on Tuesday, February 16 and runs through Sunday, March 7. Tickets go on-sale on Wednesday, January 20.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2010
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting for NEIGHBORS, written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Niegel Smith, the second show of the 2009-2010 Public LAB season. NEIGHBORS begins performances on Tuesday, February 16 and runs through Sunday, March 7. Tickets go on-sale on Wednesday, January 20.
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 17, 2011
And Archie Bunker thought he had it bad! Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins introduces the families Crow and Patterson, more similar than you might think, in this irreverent post-racial look at stereotypes and racial struggles.
by Michael Dale - Jan 1, 2011
Michael Dale names ten memorable theatre moments from some of New York's lesser known 2010 productions.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016
Following the success of last year's production of Obama-ology, multi-award-winning African-American playwright Aurin Squire returns to the Finborough Theatre with another world premiere - DON'T SMOKE IN BED, running at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances from Sunday, 6 March 2016 (Press Night: Monday, 7 March 2016 at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2010
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced today that it would extend the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' NEIGHBORS an additional week through Sunday, March 14.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2020
The Story Theatre has announced their upcoming March staged readings. Marie Antoinette and the Magical Negroes by Terry Guest will close out Guest's Emerging Playwright Residency with The Story. They are thrilled to have added Isabel Thompson's Big Kids to their season as well.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2010
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting for NEIGHBORS, written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Niegel Smith, the second show of the 2009-2010 Public LAB season. NEIGHBORS begins performances on Tuesday, February 16 and runs through Sunday, March 7. Tickets go on-sale on Wednesday, January 20.
by Movies News Desk - Dec 8, 2014
Fathom Events and the UFC bring UFC 182: JONES vs. CORMIER, the first MegaFight of 2015, to movie theaters nationwide on Saturday, January 3 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 9:00 p.m. CT / 8:00 p.m. MT / 7:00 p.m. PT broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas
by Charles Shubow - Dec 22, 2011
Because of popular demand,Shakespeare play has been extended to January 7, 2012. Controversy over the names of some characters requires STC to make changes.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2011
Mixed Blood's 2011-12 season of Radical Hospitality and no-cost admission for all begins September 16 with the shockingly subversive and wickedly hilarious NEIGHBORS by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, a member of NYC's Public Theatre's Emerging Writers Group.
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2013
One minute, you're in Japan for the insane 155-mph Wingsuit Championships; and the next, it's over to London to experience an intense best-of-five final to crown a new World Champion of Ping Pong. No, you're not watching ABC's Wide World of Sports or CBS Sports Spectacular in 1973, but you are watching THE JONES AND MOSELEY SHOW in 2013 on FOX Sports 1, America's new sports network launching on Saturday, Aug. 17.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2008
Project Oriented Productions (POP) is proud to feature the works of playwrights Kellie Arens and Jonathan Albert in a night of two one-acts: Cornered and Transit, two plays fighting against a stagnant country with 88-hour work weeks and $8.00 cups of coffee.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018
Chimera Ensemble is proud to present the US Premiere of DON'T SMOKE IN BED, written by award-winning playwright Aurin Squire, and directed by acclaimed director Chika Ike. The production will go up June 15 - July 8 in The Pentagon Theater at Collaboraction Studios in The Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago IL 60622. There will be one preview on Friday, June 15 at 7:30 pm. Opening night, followed by a reception, will be Saturday, June 16 at 7:30 pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013
HighTide Festival Theatre will announce full casting for its 2013 season (see below for full details). Also HighTide is pleased to announce further 'In Conversation' events with writer and director Stephen Poliakoff CBE, and playwright and novelist Michael Frayn. Author and broadcaster Kate Mosse will conduct the conversation with Michael Frayn, whilst television presenter Rick Edwards will hostconversations with Stephen Poliakoff and (previously announced) Roger Michell.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2008
Project Oriented Productions (POP) is proud to feature the works of playwrights Kellie Arens and Jonathan Albert in a night of two one-acts: Cornered and Transit, two plays fighting against a stagnant country with 88-hour work weeks and $8.00 cups of coffee.