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Paradise Blue

Blue, a gifted trumpeter, considers selling his once thriving family jazz club, leaving his beloved Pumpkin and her dreams aside. As Blue fights personal demons to better his life and maintain his sanity, his fellow band members, Corn and P-Sam, are stuck wondering where they fit into the plan to benefit from the changes in their neighborhood. Silver, a mysterious woman with a history, enters the scene with her own plans, turning the lives of everyone upside down.

Shows and Events

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She Griots

August 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020

Incoming Artistic Director Jamil Jude and True Colors Theatre Company are thrilled to announce the 2019 – 2020 season, dubbed “She Griots.” The three productions of this 17th season focus on strong women playwrights, storytellers, historians and leaders of various generations.

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School Girls: or, the African Mean Girls Play

February 11, 2020 - March 8, 2020

At the start of the 1986 school year, Paulina, reigning queen bee of the Aburi Boarding School, has her sights set on winning the Miss Ghana Pageant and ultimately, the Miss Global Universe Pageant. When American transfer student Erica arrives and begins to threaten Paulina’s position atop her hive-minded friends, the power struggle begins.

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Marie & Rosetta

June 16, 2020 - July 12, 2020

The Godmother of Rock ‘n Roll, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, shattered every barrier as she made her mark on the music world in the 40s. Marie & Rosetta chronicles her journey with young gospel singer Marie Knight. Despite being forced by Jim Crow laws to lodge and rehearse in funeral homes, Marie and Rosetta stunned the world with their music and formed an everlasting relationship that continues to inspire the world.

Ticket Exchanges & Refunds

All ticket sales are final; we do not offer refunds. Free exchanges are reserved as a subscriber benefit only.

Accessibility

All of our partner venues are ADA Accessible. Please notify the box office in advance when purchasing your tickets so seating arrangements can be made. For patrons with impaired hearing, listening devices are available free of charge. Please see the House Manager upon arrival at your performance for details and further instructions.

No Late Seating

No late seating is permitted for performances. Patrons arriving after the start of the show they will not be permitted to take their seats until intermission. No refunds or exchanges will be granted to for patrons arriving after the start of the show.