Black Ensemble Theater Announces Casting for BLACK PEARL

Black Ensemble Theater Announces Casting for BLACK PEARL

Black Ensemble Theater has announced the cast for the world premiere of BLACK PEARL: A Tribute to Josephine Baker. Directed and written by Black Ensemble Theater Associate Director Daryl Brooks, the production features Joan Ruffin as Older Josephine, Aerial Williams as Younger Josephine, and Rhonda Preston as Mother. The ensemble also includes...

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Jackie Taylor Recieves Fifth Star Award 

Jackie Taylor Recieves Fifth Star Award 

Jackie Taylor, founder and CEO of Black Ensemble Theater, was honored with the Fifth Star Award from the City of Chicago and Allstate Insurance Company, at a ceromony held earlier this evening at Millennium Park.  Hosted by the Q Brothers, the event featured tribute performances by Black Ensemble Theater and...

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