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2901, 2019

FREE Play Reading: “Wrong River” by Josh Wilder

“Wrong River” by Josh Wilder



True Colors Theatre Company is proud to introduce a series of staged readings with themes that parallel those in our season productions. We will examine our world through the eyes of characters while creating intimate occasions to engage with patrons.

In advance of our production of Dominique Morisseau’s Skeleton Crew, we will produce a staged reading of […]

204, 2018

Season Announcement

Director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company are proud to announce the 2018-2019 season – “Moments Make The Movement.”  The four productions of this 16th season are woven together by a thread of radical change; at the societal, organizational and familial levels.  The season opens in September with Nina Simone: Four Women by Christina Ham.  This “play with music” explores Nina Simone’s shift from popular R&B singer to vocal activist, following the bombing of Birmingham’s Sixteenth […]

204, 2018

Nina Simone: Four Women


September 16, 1963. The day after the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama led Nina Simone to shift her career from artist to artist-activist as she believed, “An artist’s responsibility is to reflect the times.” Nina Simone: Four Women uses the framework of one of her most blistering songs “Four Women” to give voice to a group of women who suffered from self-hatred due to the different […]

204, 2018

Skeleton Crew


At the start of the Great Recession, one of the last auto stamping plants in Detroit is on shaky ground. Each of the workers have to make choices on how to move forward if their plant goes under. Shanita has to decide how she’ll support herself and her unborn child, Faye has to decide how and where she’ll live, and Dez has to figure out how to make his ambitious dreams […]

805, 2017

The First Noel

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS or call Ticket Alternative at 1-877-725-8849. For groups of 10+ call 404-532-1901 ext 208


Set in 1980’s Harlem, The First Noel is a musical that follows three generations of a family forever changed by the tragic loss of a loved one, when an unexpected visit reveals some long-absent Christmas joy. It is a story about how a community is healed, one family at a time, as everyday people do extraordinary things […]

2704, 2017

King Hedley II by August Wilson

CLICK TO BUY TICKETS or call Ticket Alternative at 1-877-725-8849. For groups of 10+ call 404-532-1901 ext 208

Advisory: Contains Adult Language and Situations

Run Time: 2.5 Hours plus 1 intermission


Its 1980’s inner city Pittsburgh, King Hedley II is an ex-con peddling stolen refrigerators to save up for his own business and hopefully a new life. Desperately fighting to overcome his record, his family and a world that’s against him, King spends his time trying to plant […]

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