Announcing our Artistic Director: Mr. Bill Lewis
Bill Lewis grew up in Ohio and graduated from Fisk University. He became involved in the Renaissance Guild after directing Raisin in the Sun which coincidentally takes place in Chicago where he spent several years in radio, television, theater and graduate school. He has spent four decades working and teaching in theater. Bill lives in San Antonio with his wife, Beverly, to whom he is grateful for her faith, unconditional love and support which has allowed him to play again in the briar patch. TRG is excited to have him in the production and planning of this very important season.
2013-2014 Season Announcement
We Are Who We Were: The Migration Project
The project is an examination and celebration of the great migration of the twentieth century on the present day and its impact through the eyes of contemporary playwrights. Last season it was “A Raisin in the Sun”, this year will feature three Main Stage productions that highlight the experience that changed the shape of American culture and history including leadership, family, religion and gender politics/ responsibility.
Season 13 Fundraiser
Get dressed up, come have some fun, &help support our season efforts! More details coming!
December 12-15, 2013
A retelling of the Christmas story with a predominately black cast, with narrative, dance, gospel songs and folk spirituals, a unique creation of this prolific poet and playwright.
The Mountaintop * ~ Katori Hall
January 17-February 9, 2014 (no show Jan 18 & Feb 3)
A gripping reimagination of events the night before the assassination of the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On April 3, 1968, after delivering one of his most memorable speeches, an exhausted Dr. King retires to his room at the Lorraine Motel while a storm rages outside. When a mysterious stranger arrives with some surprising news, King is forced to confront his destiny and his legacy to his people.
Crumbs From The Table Of Joy ~ Lynn Nottage
March 28-April 6, 2014 (no show April 5)
A Black, recent widower and his daughters move to Brooklyn for a better life. Not knowing how to parent, he turns to others for answers, namely his sister-in-law who stands for everything he dislikes. As the racial and social issues of the late 1950s escalate, personal issues between the two explode, prompting him to walk out. A few days later, he returns, with a new wife—a white, German immigrant, and life in the household gets heated.
Theme: “Family Matters”
May 9 & 10, 2014
An evening of original one-act plays and monologues presented by some of the city’s finest!
A collection of stories, poems, songs and dances performed for children between the ages of 5 and 90.
May 23, 2014
Theatre Summer Camp for Kids *
June 9-27, 2014
Greatness happens with vision, belief, motivation and support. The CCCC and TRG share a common vision to empower young lives to reach the unthinkable! This latest installment will have two camps to facilitate youth from ages 6-18, beginner to advanced!
Sponsored Performances 2013-2014 *
A Streetcar Named Desire * *Sept. 20, 21, 22 ; 27, 28, 29
Oct. 4, 5, 6 2013
8 pm Friday & Saturday • 3 pm Sunday matinee *
A play of poetic power and deep, compassionate understanding, it tells the story of a beautiful woman whose life is undermined by fantasy and the memory of a tragic love, combined with the resentment and passion she instills in her brother-in-law.
Season Tickets available soon!
*In partnership with The Carver Community Cultural Center
*All events at The Carver Community Cultural Center unless noted
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