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History of Theatre

ACT’s 47th World Premiere
Dates: January 28-February 12, 2023
Produced in partnership with The Hansberry Project
Written by Reginald André Jackson
Directed by Valerie Curtis-Newton

Run time: TBD
Location: Falls Theatre

From ACT Core Company writer and artist Reginald André Jackson in collaboration with The Hansberry Project and director Valerie Curtis-Newton comes the world premiere production, History of Theatre. Jackson delves into the journey and rich legacy of his artistic ancestors, from the early days of enslavement through the ensuing 200 years. Full of music, dance, and profound insights, the show traces the brilliance, perseverance, and artistry of our theatrical fore-bearers restoring and highlighting forgotten and unsung artists to their rightful place in history.

Read more about History of Theatre and playwright Reginald André Jackson in Grace Gorenflo’s profile for The Seattle Times here.

Learn and Engage

Tix for Teachers – January 29, 7 pm
TeenACT – February 4, 2 pm
Post-Show Discussion – February 7, 7:30 pm

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