by Langston Hughes
directed by Danielle King
December 9-11, 2011 -- 3 performances only!
The Renaissance Guild with The Carver Community Cultural Center
at The Carver Community Cultural Center - Jo Long Theatre, 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio, Texas, 78202
Friday, Dec 9 and Saturday, Dec 10, 8 pm; Sunday Matinee, Dec 11, 4 pm
Tickets: $21 - For more information contact The Carver (210) 207-2234, visit our website or call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000
The Renaissance Guild and The Carver Community Cultural Center present their annual production of the hit Gospel Song Play Black Nativity - a retelling of the Christmas story with a predominately black cast, with narrative, dance, gospel songs and folk spirituals, a unique creation of the prolific poet and playwright Langston Hughes.
Speaking Roles: Male Narrator #1~Garfield Swaby, Female Narrator #1~Ella Nathaniel, Joseph~Gabriel O. Ume II, Mary~Maddison Krueger, Inn Keeper~Vianne McKinney, Angel #1~Scharlett Donald, Angel #2~TBA, Angel #3~Evonne Nathaniel, Angel #4~Tori Foutz, Old Woman~Beverly Hurston, Woman #1~Katrina Webber, Female Narrator #2~LaSandra Dolberry, Male Narrator #2~Thomas Givens, Shepherd #1~ Garfield Swaby, Shepherd #2~Harlon Ume, Shepherd #3~Isaiah Cosey, Shepherd #4~Blake Willeford, Shepher#5 Dewitt Walker, Female Narrator #3~KC Onwuchekwa. Male Narrator #3~Andrew Johnson, King #1~Robert Young, King #2~Edward Burkley, King #3~Kenny Patterson, Elder~Kevin Majors, First Lady~TBA, Youth Choir Director~Anitra Little, Youth Song Leader(s)~TBA, Church Woman ~Shaundra Lamkin
Praise Dancers: Anthony Hall, Jr., Aishiana Thomas, Cathy Maduro,Courtney Hansford, Jamiza Manous, Oletha Vicks and S'Keyah Mackey, TBA
Ensemble: Aaliyah Frazier, Andres Miles, Ayanna Milbry, Allonia Nathaniel, Anquinette Thomas, Briana Foster, David Gibson, Deandre Alexander, Ella Edwards, Gwen Page, Jamizia Manous, Jessica Givens, Lindsay White, Marcus McPeters, Michelle M. Willingham, Renee Brooks, Sherrie Wilson, Stephanie Bankston, Tamika D. Davis, Tori Foutz and Veloria Turner, TBA
Director: Danielle King; Asst. Director: Sharon Lisa Smith