COMING IN 2017/18
NEC50 touring event
NEC50 will celebrate the landmark half-century legacy of the classic Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) and its co-founding visionary triumvirate—Robert Hooks, Gerald Krone and Douglas Turner Ward. NEC50 will re-unite NEC alums in Los Angeles, New York City and Atlanta. NEC50 will honor the legacy and captivating brilliance of this revolutionary game-changing voice in the American theater. The event will also feature a screening of the Theater Communications Group’s (TCG) Douglas Turner Ward Legacy Leaders of Color documentary and staged readings of plays from the classic NEC canon performed by NEC alums.
A complete listing of NEC alum participants will be released at a later date. Tour dates are below:
September 16 Los Angeles Ebony Repertory Theater
October 2 NYC Schomburg Center
October 24 Atlanta Emory University
A six day examination of one man–Dr. Martin Luther King–and his message of justice and equality through creative expression in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination during the week of April 2-8, 2018.
FLYIN’ WEST by Pearl Cleage
The 2018 Project1VOICE One Play One Day staged reading series selection.
Monday, June 18, 2018
2017 Proiect1VOICE HONORS recipients
Allen Lee Hughes Irene Gandy Wynn Thomas