Posts Tagged ‘Jubilee Theatre’

Jubilee’s “African Company”

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Stage” page features an interview with Tre Garrett, the 30 year old director/playwright/filmmaker who assumed the role of artistic director at Jubilee Theatre in January. Although Garrett didn’t direct Jubi...


Jubilee’s “Word Power”

Jimmy Fowler
Jubilee Theatre is seeking submissions of original poetry on the subject of Black History Month. Ten poems will be selected and the poets will be invited to perform at Jubilee’s Word Power event Monday Feb 21 at 7pm at the th...



“God’s Trombones” at Jubilee

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” page offers a very nice interview with Gloria Abbs, one of the founding members of Jubilee Theatre. Abbs knew the late artistic director Rudy Eastman way back when they were part of The Sojourner Truth...


Holiday Bake Sale at Jubilee

Jimmy Fowler
Jubilee Theatre will hold its annual holiday fundraiser and bake sale 5:30pm Sunday (Dec 12) in the downtown theater space at 506 Main St in Fort Worth. There will be a silent auction and a live auction for event tickets, signe...



Jubilee Names Artistic Director

Jimmy Fowler
This afternoon Jubilee Theatre announced it has chosen a new artistic director –Tre Garrett. The Houston native has a long list of regional theater credits, has worked on many productions at New York’s Kennedy Center, and w...


Ed Smith’s Sweet, Stormy “Blues”

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” page offers an interview with Ed Smith, the outgoing artistic director of Jubilee Theatre. Smith directed Jubilee’s current revue Blues in the Night and is unquestionably responsible for injecting dr...



Jubilee’s Rare “Gem”

Jimmy Fowler
The not-so-subliminal message in this week’s review of Gem of the Ocean is: “Support bold theater!” Jubilee Theatre is staging the Southwest premiere of the late August Wilson’s intimate and mystical play through June ...


Ease On Down the Road

Jimmy Fowler
Few images from my childhood movie memories are freakier than the stage and TV actress Mabel King (pictured below) as Evilene in Sidney Lumet’s 1978 film version of the Broadway show The Wiz. BET will be screening that flick,...



Delta Woman

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” feature is a profile of veteran North Texas actor-director Phyllis Cicero, who helmed Jubilee Theatre’s current production of Endesha Ida Mae Holland’s autobiographical play ”From the Mississippi...


Jubilee in Phoenix

Jimmy Fowler
Here’s a round of applause for Jubilee Theatre artistic director Ed Smith and Fort Worth actor/frequent Jubilee collaborator Aaron Petit. The Black Theatre Troupe of Phoenix, AZ has invited Smith to direct and Petit to star i...