Posts Tagged ‘Jubilee Theatre’

“Black Boy Fly” at Jubilee Theatre

As much as theater is a spontaneous art form that explores the important issues of the day, it’s not a particularly ripe medium for “ripped from the headlines”-style plots about hot button news stories. Playwrights tend t...


Jubilee’s Holiday Bake Sale Rescheduled

Mother Nature –– in collaboration with Jack Frost and, possibly, Climate Change Multinational, Inc. –– can down our power lines, fell our tree branches, and turn our roadways into Galleria-quality ice rinks. But dammit,...

Whitney Coulter and Christopher Piper star in Jubilee’s latest, set during the Harlem Renaissance.

Incomplete Kiss

Jubilee’s latest is bright but not as rich as it could have been.
“I don’t fit into your father’s plan of creating a new batch of upper-crust Negroes,” declares Harlem jazz musician Jimmy (Oris Phillips Jr.) to his longtime casual girlfriend Yolande Du Bois (Whitney Coulter). It happe...

David Jeremiah, Jerrold Trice, and Amis Ali in Broke-ology.

Sons and Big Girls

Big Ticket
The continuing vitality of African-American theater will be demonstrated in Fort Worth this week when two new plays open. Jubilee Theatre brings us Broke-ology, a play by Nathan Louis Jackson that had its debut in New York only...

Jubilee Bake Auction

Jimmy Fowler
December means it’s time for Jubilee Theatre’s annual Bake Auction at 5pm Sun (Dec 11) following the matinee performance of Auntee Explains Xmas. This is the theater’s biggest holiday fundraiser. Participants can enjoy a ...

Jubilee Bags NEA Grant

Jimmy Fowler
Jubilee Theatre just announced it has received its first ever National Endowment for the Arts grant. The cash will go toward commissioning and developing a musical about cowboys of color that is scheduled to receive a mainstage...

Acting Classes at Jubilee

Jimmy Fowler
Attention, experienced and amateur Fort Worth actors who’d like to get some intense training in the craft: Jubilee Theatre artistic director Tre Garrett will conduct a syllabus-based six month actor training program that focu...

Jubilee’s “Monday Night Series”

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight (Mon Apr 11) at 7pm, Jubilee Theatre will present the second installment of its 2011 “Monday Night Series” with a staged reading of playwright Katori Hall’s comic drama Saturday Night/Sunday Morning, about the pol...

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...