Jackie Alexander the new artistic director looks to widen audience base with productions based on faith and illness by Tevin Stinson Just days following an announcement from the North Carolina Black Repertory Company (NCBRC) appointing Jackie Alexander as their new artistic director, the first professional black theatre company in the state announced its 2016-2017 season. Founded [...]
Posted by | Nigel Alston The North Carolina Black Repertory Company Announces 2016-2017 Season: The Comfort of Faith The North Carolina Black Repertory Company (NCBRC) announces its 2016- 2017 Season, The Comfort of Faith. The company's thirty-eighth season will feature three mainstage productions that examine the role faith plays in finding strength and solace when confronted [...]
Posted by | Nigel Alston The North Carolina Black Repertory Company's Board of Directors announces the appointment of award-winning director, playwright, actor, and novelist Jackie Alexander as the Company's new Artistic Director. He succeeds Mabel Robinson who retired in December 2015. Alexander's relationship with NCBRC began in 2005 when he directed John Shévin Foster's Plenty of [...]
According to Visit Winston-Salem, the NBTF has contributed approximately $220 million to the Winston-Salem economy since 1989. They also reported that the 2015 NBTF produced more than 3,300 hotel rooms and approximately $7.5 million in visitor spending and economic impact (a tourism-industry calculation).
Posted by | Nigel Alston The North Carolina Black Repertory Company (NCBRC) will kick off its 2016-17 season by commemorating the birthday of its founder - the late Larry Leon Hamlin (Mr. Marvtastic). The Marvtastic Bash will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Winston-Salem Marriott from 6 to 11 p.m. The evening will include [...]