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History
2007 – 2008

“Blues for an Alabama Sky”
Written by Pearl Cleage
Directed by Antoinette F. Winstead

Check out our awesome “Blues” review! Click here

“Dearly Departed”
A Comedy by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones
Directed by Diane Malone
See San Antonio Express News review- Click here

2006 – 2007

“Fences”


By Pulitizer prize winning playwright
August Wilson

Fences Cast

Photos by Curtis Hahn
Directed by Antoinette Winstead

Fences 021707

February 2007

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“Steel Magnolias”
By Robert Harling
Directed by Ric Slocum
SA Express News Review

July 2007

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2005 – 2006

The Carver Cultural Center, CERA, Jump-Start Performance Co. and The Renaissance Guild
Presents
The Living Graves
by Sterling Houston
Directed by Steve Bailey


November 2005

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A Raisin in the Sun

Written by Lorraine Hansberry

Directed by Antoinette Winstead

RITS - Younger Family

February 2006
MainStage Series


2004 – 2005

Frankenstein
By Victor Gialanella adapted from the novel by Mary Shelley
Directed by John Poole
Cast: Lucia McRae, Greg Hall, Kevin Majors, Roy E. Gonzales, Bill Martin, Phyllis Lee, Ashtyn Sonner, Charles Eichman, Lupe Flores, Hector Machado, Andie Miller
Jump-Start Theatre
October 2004
MainStage Series

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Long Time Since Yesterday
By P.J. Gibson
Directed by Latrelle Bright
October 2004
Readers Theatre Series

From the Wilderness into the Promised Land
Adapted by Latrelle Bright from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech and various poems of the Harlem Renaissance
Directed by Latrelle Bright
City of Seguin MLK Dinner Theatre Celebration
January 2005
Special Performance

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SEL Logo

By Antoinette F. Winstead
Directed by Ann Turner

Latrelle Bright, Cyndi Lucas and Lucia McCrae
Jump-Start Theatre
March 2005
MainStage Series

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SIMPLY SHEL
Date: March 15th and 22nd
Time: 7 PM
Location: Jump-Start Theater
Price: Just $5!

TRG Reader’s Theatre is proud to begin it’s 2005 season with an evening of Shel Silverstein, famed children’s author (The Giving Tree), poet (Where the Sidewalk Ends), playwright and lyricist. The evening will feature a musical adaptation of Silverstein’s children’s book The Missing Piece and three of his funny one acts.

Our Who’s Who

Part One: The Children’s Hour
Author- Greg Hall
Therapist- Phyllis Lee
The Man- Adam Melcher
Girl #1/ Lady D- Sonja Osborn
Girl #2/ Lady U- Tamedra Jones
Girl #3/ Lady C- Samantha Garcia

Part Two: An Adult Evening

NO SHRONKING
Alice: Sonja Osborn
Bertha: Samantha Garcia

NO DOGS ALLOWED
Mrs. Q- Phyllis Lee
Mr. Q- Greg Hall
Wills- Tamedra Jones

DUCK
Burt: Adam Melcher
Morgan: Greg Hall
Duck: Tamedra Jones
Woman: Phyllis Lee

material is suitable for the young and young at heart

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Lysistrata

Adapted by Alegria Garcia
from the Greek Comedy by Aristophanes
Directed by Mellissa Marlowe
a co-production with the Shoestring Shakespeare Company

CAST: Latrelle Bright, Crystal Bratton, Alegria Garcia, Samantha Karam, Jenelva Carter, Kate Lowry, Rose Cohen-Brown, AnnMarie T. Saunders, Martha Buchanan, Kathleen O’Neal, John Poole, Lupe Flores, Jaime Romero, Christopher Sampayo, Roy Eric Gonzalez Marquez, Christopher Dean, R. Scott McDowell
Jump-Start Theatre
July 2005
MainStage Series


2003-2004

Aesop’s Fables: a Children’s Theatre Piece
Adapted and Directed by Latrelle Bright
San Antonio to South Africa Humanities Festival
October 2003
Special Performance

2003-2004 TROUPE

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The Magic Act
By Laurence Klavan
Directed by Latrelle Bright
Cast: Kim Felder-Johnson, SkudR Jones, Crystal Bratton, Alonzo Ellison, Jenelva Carter, Lupe Flores, Kevin Majors, Aisha Minor, Angela Bennett, Eric Moore, Jeff Henderson, Paul Riddle, Jr., and Dian Childs
Jump-Start Theatre
October 2003
MainStage Series

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Southern Cross
By Jon Klein
Directed by Latrelle Bright
City of Seguin MLK Dinner Theatre Celebration
January 2004
Special Performance

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In the Blood
By Suzan-Lori Parks
Directed by Antoinette Winstead
Cast: Angela Bennett, Kevin Majors, Jenelva Carter, Eric Moore, Lupe Flores, Latrelle Bright
Jump-Start Theatre
March 2004
MainStage Series

San Antonio Express News PREVIEW

San Antonio Express News REVIEW

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Aesop’s Fables: a Children’s Theatre Piece
Adapted and Directed by Latrelle Bright
CityYear San Antonio
April 2004
Special Performance

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream
By William Shakespeare
Co-Production with The Shoestring Shakespeare Company
Directed by Ann Turner
Cast: Greg Hall, Roy E. Gonzales, Mellissa Marlowe, TJ Jones, Danielle King, Crystal Bratton, Holly Clifford, Luther Maddox, William Snyder, Hector Machado, Jaime Romero, Justin Elms, Michael Holley, Stuart Smoot, Jenelva Carter, Tom Walker, Chris DiPiero, Ashtyn Sonner, Elyse Munoz, Jeremy Beer
Jump-Start Theatre
August 2004
MainStage Series

San Antonio Express News PREVIEW

San Antonio Express News REVIEW


2002-2003

Gangsters
By Moisha Moponya
Directed by Latrelle Bright
Sun Poets Society – Barnes & Noble
September 2002
Special Performance

Gangsters

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Spell #7
By Ntozake Shange
Directed by Latrelle Bright
Cast: SkudR Jones, Debo Adejobi, Angela Bennett, Kevin Majors, Danielle King, Kim Felder-Johnson, Paul Riddle, Jr., Aisha Minor, Sharon Smith
Jump-Start Theatre
September 2002
MainStage Series

Spell 7

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Excerpt from Godspell (“Day by Day”)
ATAC Globe Awards
McAllister Auditorium
September 2002
Special Performance

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Blessed Assurance
By Laddy Sarkin
Directed by Latrelle Bright
City of Seguin MLK Dinner Theatre Celebration
January 2003
Special Performance

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The Left Hand Singing
By Barbara Lebow
Co-Production with Star Productions
Directed by Rachelle Neuman
Cast: Cassandra Small, Martha Prentiss, Lynn Utley, Catherine Crowley, Nikki Young, LaToya Ward, Erik Collins
McCreless Theatre
March 2003
MainStage Series

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Riff Raff
By Laurence Fishburne
Directed by Chadd Green

Cast: Kevin Majors, SkudR Jones, Adam Green
Continental Café
July 2003
MainStage Series


2001-2002

Barnes & Noble Theatre Nite
Directed by Latrelle Bright

All in the Timing
By David Ives
&
The Role of Della
By John J. Wooten

August 2001
Special Performance

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Betrayal
By Harold Pinter
Directed by Latrelle Bright
Cast: Danielle King, Paul Riddle, Jr., Luther Maddox
Jump-Start Theatre
September 2001
MainStage Series

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Bee-Luther-Hatchee
By Thomas Gibbons
Directed by Jim Mammarella
Cast: Angela Bennett, Latrelle Bright, John O’Neil, Mark Daratt, Nikki Young, Kathleen Lovejoy, Joe DeMott
Alamo Street Theatre
March 2002
MainStage Series

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Godspell
By Stephen Schwartz
Directed by Latrelle Bright and Marquis L. Henderson, III
Cast: Darron Moore, Mark Henderson, SkudR Jones, Johnique Bowzer, Nikki Young, Rodney Flores, Valeria Macias, Aisha Minor
Alamo Street Theatre
July 2002
MainStage Series



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Gangsters
By Moisha Maponya
Directed by Latrelle Bright
San Antonio to South Africa Humanities Festival
August 2002
Special Performance

 


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