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Black Theatre Troupe presents BROKE-OLOGY – Feb. 10-26, 2017

Broke-ology: It is a complex new science that examines two things. One, being broke, Two, staying alive despite your brokeness. ….
Black Theatre Troupe presents the thoughtful comedy BROKE-OLOGY by Nathan Louis Jackson, February 10 – 26, 2017. The production is directed by Anthony Runfola and stars Christopher Dozier, Rapheal Hamilton, Melvina Jones and Mike Traylor.
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Greasepaint Youtheatre presents GREASE – February 10 – 19, 2017

For immediate release through Feb. 19, 2017  Contact:  Maureen Watson 480-949-7529 Greasepaint Youtheatre presents GREASE – February 10 – 19, 2017 Rock n Roll never forgets!  Greasepaint Youtheatre is proud to present GREASE February 10-19, 2017. Rydell High’s senior class of 1959  duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s
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Greasepaint Youtheatre presents ANNIE JR – December 9-18, 2016

For immediate release through Dec 18, 2016 Contact:  Maureen Watson 480-949-7529 Greasepaint Youtheatre presents ANNIE JR – December 9-18, 2016 One of America’s most enduring and endearing icons takes the stage as Greasepaint Youtheatre presents  ANNIE JR. December 9-18, 2016. Based on the popular comic strip ANNIE by Harold Gray, Tony Award-winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, have created With equal measures of pluck
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Black Theatre Troupe Presents BLACK NATIVITY

For Release through December 18, 2016 Contact: David Hemphill at (602) 258-8128 ext 2 Black Theatre Troupe Presents The Musical Celebration BLACK NATIVITY One of the most renowned musicals of the holiday season, returns to Black Theatre Troupe. December 2 – 18, 2016. BLACK NATIVITY is a celebration that tells the original story of the Nativity in scripture, verse, music and dance. Based on
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Greasepaint Youtheatre presents PIPPIN – October 21- 30, 2016

For immediate release through Oct 30 2016 Contact:  Maureen Watson 480-949-7529 Greasepaint Youtheatre presents PIPPIN – October 21- 30, 2016 We’ve got magic to do – just for you!  Join Greasepaint Youtheatre on a magical quest as they present PIPPIN, October 21-30, 2016. This Tony award winning musical with music by Stephen Schwartz and book by Roger Hirson is directed by Beth Reynolds with music direction
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Black Theatre Troupe presents RASHEEDA SPEAKING

For Release through Oct. 23, 2016 Contact: David Hemphill at (602) 258-8129 Black Theatre Troupe presents RASHEEDA SPEAKING by Joel Drake Johnson October 7-23, 2016 Words have power. Words can hurt. Words can ruin lives. At the height of a presidential campaign fraught with racial rhetoric, Black Theater Troupe examines how words and office politics can careen out of control in RASHEEDA SPEAKING, running
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Greasepaint presents the musical “13”

7020 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, AZ  85251-5555 Producing Artistic Director: Maureen Dias-Watson Box Office:  480-949-7529            www.greasepaint.org For Release through September 11, 2016 Contact: Contact: Maureen Watson 480-949-7529 It’s All the Cool Kids in the Greasepaint Youtheatre Musical 13 Greasepaint Youtheatre will rock the town when they kick off their 2016-2017 season with the rollicking musical comedy 13, which runs September 2-11, 2013. When his parents
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Greasepaint Youtheatre 2016-2017 Season

Contact: Laura Durant laura@durantcom.com  602-956-6183 Greasepaint Youtheatre 2016-17 Season 13 The Musical — September 2-11 Following a move from New York City to small-town Indiana, young Evan Goldman grapples with his parents’ divorce, prepares for his impending Bar Mitzvah, and navigates the complicated social circles of a new school. 13 is the only Broadway musical ever with a cast and band entirely made of teenagers. Pippin — October
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BLACK THEATRE TROUPE – 2016 -2017 SEASON

The Helen K. Mason Center for the Performing Arts 1333 E. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 85034 Box Office: 602 254-2151 ext. 4 Office: 602-258-8128 http://www.blacktheatretroupe.org/ Rasheeda Speaking by Joel Drake Johnson — October 7 – 23 This tense workplace thriller examines the realities of a so-called “post-racial” society when two co-workers—one black, the other white—are driven apart by the actions of an insensitive employer.
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Black Theatre Troupe — 2012-2013 Season

Please note there are two different veneues listed – Black Theatre Troupe will be moving to a new location in early 2013. During this transition, the first two shows of the season will be staged at their old location (Playhouse on the Park) before moving to their new home at 1333 E. Washington St. in Phoenix.
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