Past Seasons

2009-2010** 2008-2009 Our 30thAnniversary Season**
Fly* The Colored Museum 
3 Mo' Divas It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues 
Through the Night* Sheila’s Day (Market Theater in South Africa)
The Last Fall* Sheila’s Day
Shelia's Day (Hartford Stage)  
2007-2008** 2006-2007**
Melba Moore: Sweet Songs of the Soul  One Mo’ Time 
Emergence-See!  Movin’ Man 
Curry Tales An Evening with Maurice Hines
2005-2006**  2004-2005** 
Savion Glover  History of the Word 
Cookin’ at the Cookery  Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song 
Yo Soy Latina Two Can Play
2003-2004 ** 1999 – 2000**
Color Me Dark  Homework 
The Late Great Ladies of Blues & Jazz  Play On 
Passing the Blues Along  Yellow Eyes* 
Mandela Venice*
1998 -1999** 1997 – 1998**
Blues for an Alabama Sky  The Darker Face of the Earth*
It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues  The Darker Face of the Earth (kc)
Ali  Jitney (NJPAC)
Lost Creek Township Don’t Bother Me. I Can’t Cope
  Spirit North*
  Crumbs From the Table of Joy
  Savion Glover
1996 – 1997** 1995 – 1996**
Coming of the Hurricane The Piano Lesson
The Amen Corner Sheila’s Day
The Meeting Sheila’s Day (kc)
Wedding Dance* Sheila’s Day (New Victory, NYC)
Jitney Jelly Roll
  Fear Itself*
  Nomathemba (st)
  Nornathemba (kc)
  The Screened-In Porch*
1994 – 1995** 1993 -1994**
Flyin’ West (kc) Flyin’ West
Tamer of Horses Telltale Hearts
Harlem Nocturne And The World Laughs With You
To Be Young, Gifted & Black Home
Harriet’s Return* TAKE SIX (st)
Two Hah Hah’s and A Homeboy* Sheila’s Day (South African Tour)
1992 – 1993** 1991 – 1992**
Slow Dance On The Killing Ground Bill Cosby Live
Betsey Brown Black Orpheus*
The Disappearance* Oak and Ivy*
Mothers* The Love Space Demands*
The Late Great Ladies of Blues and Jazz(st) The Talented Tenth
1990 – 1991*** 1989 – 1990***
The Beautiful LaSalles Sheila’s Day*
Bonzi’s Journey* Spunk*
Buses* And Further Mo’*
Robesonst Black Eagles*
The Mother Project* Tod. The Boy Tod*
Black Eagles(Ford Theatre) (Manhattan Theatre Club)
1988 – 1989*** 1987 – 1988***
To Gleam It Around. To Show Spell # 7
My Shine* Woza Albert!
The Mojo and the Sayso* Sophisticated Ladies
The Late Great Ladies of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Blues and Jazz West Memohis Mojo
The Rabbit Foot* Wet Carpets
The Playboy of the West Indies  
1986 – 1987*** 1985 – 1986***
The River Niger One Mo’ Time
Alterations* Tamer of Horses*
Eubie! Black Nativity
Williams & Walker Roads of the Mountaintop*
Hannah Davis* The Colored Museum*
Split Second Agnes of God
  Roads of the Mountaintop (T)
1984 – 1985*** 1983-1984***
Steal Away It’s Showdown Time
American Buffalo Zooman and the Sign
Bubblin’ Brown Sugar Ain’t Misbehavin’
When the Chickens Come Home Langston*
To Roost/Zora Pantomime
Slow Dance on the Killing Ground Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope
Sweet Daddv Love* Paul Robeson (T)
Bubblin’ Brown Sugar (T) Ain’t Misbehavin’
  Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope (T)
1982 – 1983*** 1981 – 1982***
Meetings No Place to Be Sornebody
Sty of the Blind Pig Norman, Is That You?
Raisin The Amen Comer
To Be You, Gifted and Black Paul Robeson
The Blood Knot A Lovesong for Miss Lydia*
Staggerlee Brown* Home
Robeson (T) Medal of Honor Rag (T)
1980 – 1981*** 1979 – 1980***
One Monkey Don’t Stop Slow Dance on the Killing Ground
No Show* Eden
My Sweet Charlie For Colored Girls...
Purlie On the Comer
Ceremonies in Dark Old Men  
Medal of Honor Rag  
The Owl and the Pussycat  
1978 – 1979*** * Denotes World Premiere
First Breeze of Summer **Denotes at 7 Livingston Avenue
Dream On Monkey Mountain ***Denotes at 320 Memorial Parkway
The Zoo Story T Denotes Touring Production
Slow Dance on the Killing Ground kc Denotes With Kennedy Center
Lovers and Other Strangers st Denotes at the State Theater
Snow Angel