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As each generation takes the baton from the previous generation, they hope for ever-increasing achievements. We will discuss how to honor and preserve the accomplishments of past generations while carving out new territory for 21st Century African American men.

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photo courtesy of WaterTower Theatre. Bread is nourishment. Bread is legacy. Bread is life itself. And bread is money. It is late 2016; a time of change. James and Ruth are a middle-class couple from Oak Cliff, a historic south Dallas neighborhood on the verge of gentrification. They plan a bright future for their teenage son and his soon-to-be-born brother. But when James’ brother Jeb returns home, buried family tensions resurface and the past casts a troubling shadow across an uncertain future.

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East Texas Hot Links

July 16 - August 11

Greed, corruption and Jim Crow intertwine in the tense thriller East Texas Hot Links. It’s 1955 in the piney woods of East Texas, and Charlesetta’s Top O’ the Hill Cafe is one of the only public places where black locals can gather for comfort, solace and companionship. When danger comes knocking, the unthinkable happens, with dire consequences for all involved.

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SHE GRIOTS

2019 – 2020 SEASON

This season, True Colors will celebrate black women storytellers–those who maintain and move our culture forward! Each play in the 2019-2020 season will be written by black women or feature all-black women cast.  “She Griots” is a celebration of black women who uphold our family traditions. These women are our sisters, aunts, and mothers who share stories of strength and empowerment, instilling in us our history, informing us of who we are, and encouraging change and success for the future. 

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Shows And Events

As each generation takes the baton from the previous generation, they hope for ever-increasing achievements. We will discuss how to honor and preserve the accomplishments of past generations while carving out new territory for 21st Century African American men.

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photo courtesy of WaterTower Theatre. Bread is nourishment. Bread is legacy. Bread is life itself. And bread is money. It is late 2016; a time of change. James and Ruth are a middle-class couple from Oak Cliff, a historic south Dallas neighborhood on the verge of gentrification. They plan a bright future for their teenage son and his soon-to-be-born brother. But when James’ brother Jeb returns home, buried family tensions resurface and the past casts a troubling shadow across an uncertain future.

Tickets
   
More Info

East Texas Hot Links

July 16 - August 11

Greed, corruption and Jim Crow intertwine in the tense thriller East Texas Hot Links. It’s 1955 in the piney woods of East Texas, and Charlesetta’s Top O’ the Hill Cafe is one of the only public places where black locals can gather for comfort, solace and companionship. When danger comes knocking, the unthinkable happens, with dire consequences for all involved.

Tickets
   
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TRUE COLORS THEATRE COMPANY

Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre is a nonprofit theatre based in Atlanta, GA. The name True Colors Theatre Company reflects a promise to search for truth and clarity. True Colors Theatre Company’s mission is to celebrate the rich tradition of black storytelling while giving voice to bold artists of all cultures.

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