2017 SEASON PREVIEW
Joyful Noise – A Nativity Tribute adapted by TaRon Patton
Featuring Studio One Youth Dance Troupe
(December 16th – 17th Winter 2016)
Joyful Noise brings some of your favorite Nativity melodies along
with classic holiday tunes to get you ready for Christmas!
HOBO KING by Ensemble Member Javon Johnson
(World Premiere: January 27th – March 5th 2017)
A homeless man is unjustly slain by city police. Enraged, the homeless community
attempts to govern themselves in order to protect themselves
from the existing government. The play is inspired by a true event.
August Wilson New Play Initiative Series
(Tentatively March 27th - April 9th Spring 2017)
Staged readings of plays submitted to Congo Square through
the August Wilson New Play Initiative (AWNPI).
The Master Comic by Aaron Todd Douglas
The Master Comic will be a satirical vehicle for
sparking dialogue about the implications of race, inter-race
politics, and contemporary definitions of success.
SERIAL BLACK FACE by Janine Nabers
(Chicago Premiere: May 26th – July 2nd Spring 2017)
The Atlanta Child Murders grip the entire city.
Single mother Vivian copes with the disappearance of her young
son while working tirelessly to give a fresh start to her troubled teenage daughter. When a handsome stranger enters her life with promises of new love, she soon learns that nothing is as it seems.
This award-winning play by one of America’s most promising young playwrights pulses to life with extraordinary grace and raw emotional power.