Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre is a beacon of art and African American Culture and also a friend of WCLK. Their latest production of Dominique Morriseau's Detroit '67 runs through March 8 at the Southwest Arts Center and is a story about life and growing up in the middle of Motown and the riots of 1967.
Actors Tinashe Kajese-Bolden and Enoch King stopped by the station to talk with Jamal Ahmad about this play, which asks some hard questions about what we learned from the 1960s and where we're headed.
Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company presents David Mamet's "Race" at the Southwest Arts Center between now and March 23. Mamet's dialogue, coupled with True Colors acting and direction equals a compelling night out for live theatre. Show leads Tiffany Hobbs and Neal Ghant stopped by to talk about it with WCLK's Jamal Ahmad.
If you would like to see True Colors production of Race, click here.
Earlier this week cast members Chandra Curelly and Latrice Pace dropped by the S.O.U.L of Jazz to talk about the world premiere of David H. Bell's Shakin' The Rafters, and why Atlantans who care about theatre, gospel music, and the African American Experience owe it to themselves come out to the 14th Street Playhouse to see this play before its run concludes August 4.
Morris Baxter was joined Wednesday morning by Director Jasmine Guy and Actor Demetria McKinney to talk about the True Colors Theatre Company production of The Mountaintop, which portrays the final night of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., as imagined by playwright Katori Hall.
The Mountaintop is performed now through December 16 at the Southwest Arts Center. To find out more about True Colors and The Mountaintop, including how to get tickets, click here.