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A Stage of Their Own
October 5 @ 5:00 pm - October 7 @ 7:00 pmFree
Opening Reception is Free with Registration: Thursday, October 5, 5-7pm Exhibit will be open Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7. This immersive, multimedia exhibit, curated by Emmy-winning producer Shellée Haynesworth of the Black Broadway on U Project, celebrates DC’s early Black women performers and playwrights. “Black Broadway” was the moniker given to the U Street corridor in the early 20th century, where luminaries such as Pearl Bailey and Cab Calloway could be found performing. This entertaining, engaging experience will educate audiences about the city’s rich history with Black theatre and inspire reflection and conversation.
Host: Theatre Washington
Date: October 5 – 7, 2023
Location: 1377 R St NW Washington, DC 20009
Event fee: Free
Registration Event link: https://theatreweek.org/events/stage-their-own
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