at Ford's Theatre, Washington, DC
Based on true events, My Lord, What a Night takes us into Einstein’s home and imagines the conversations and circumstances that led to Anderson’s historic concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Ford’s Senior Artistic Advisor Sheldon Epps (Twelve Angry Men) returns to direct Felicia Curry as Marian Anderson, Christopher Bloch as Albert Einstein, Michael Russotto as Abraham Flexner and Franchelle Stewart Dorn as Mary Church Terrell.
Don’t miss this remarkable new play about courage, justice and our shared humanity.
At A.R.T New York
Running time: 70 minutes
NOTE: there is nudity in the show.
Alma and Baya live on a hostile planet in a pod designed to sustain just them. When a refugee arrives from another pod, the have to balance survival versus compassion.
Fingal has a small job: to fact check articles for one of the best magazines in the country. Jim Fingal’s boss has given him a big assignment: apply his skill to a groundbreaking piece by legendary author John D’Agata. And now, Jim Fingal has a huge problem: John made up the majority of his article. What starts professional quickly becomes profane as one question rises to the surface: Can Jim Fingal ever just shut the fact up?
Adapted from the play by Reginald Rose
Music and lyrics by Michael Holland
Book by David Simpatico
In a small New York City jury room, on "the hottest day of the year," twelve men debate the fate of a young defendant charged with murdering his father. In form, TWELVE ANGRY MEN is a courtroom drama; in purpose, it's a crash course in those passages of the U.S. Constitution that promise defendants a fair trial and the presumption of innocence.
Music by Errollyn Wallen
Libretto by Deborah Brevoort
A story about the enduring pull of freedom – and the ends to which people will go to achieve it.
Juba Freeman arrives in London after winning his freedom from slavery by fighting for the British in the Revolutionary War. Thrown headfirst into British society, he meets Amelia Alumond, a member of the British Black gentry, and reconnects with other ex-slaves who are struggling to build new lives for themselves as free men. Inspired by historical events, the opera sheds a light on a forgotten corner of history – and challenges current assumptions of what life was like in 18th-century London for a person of color.
Music, Book & Lyrics by Jordan Wolfe
Mt. Tabor ARTs Collaborative
October 8-9, 2021