Celebrating Black History Month | New Jersey Theatre Alliance

Celebrating Black History Month

  • Production photo of Lindsay Smiling and Victoria Mack in "Red Velvet" at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
    Lindsay Smiling and Victoria Mack in "Red Velvet" at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

Throughout the month of February 2017, New Jersey Theatre Alliance will be celebrating African-American theatre artists, playwrights, muscians, activists and their contributions to society. We will be highlighting their impact from the19th Century to the Civil Rights Movement and beyond! Our spotlight will shine on:

  • Ira Aldridge
  • Langston Hughes
  • W.E.B Dubois 
  • August Wilson
  • Lorraine Hanesburry 
  • Ossie Davis
  • Harry Belafonte
  • Hattie McDaniel
  • Alvin Ailey
  • Viola Davis
  • and many more...

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