Posted December 13th 2018
RUN OF SHOW: NOW THROUGH DECEMBER 30TH
A Karamu Classic. Langston Hughes’ famed retelling of The Nativity Story, performed in a gospel style, and including popular Christmas carols.
Langston Hughes’, Black Nativity, returns to Karamu as a reimagined holiday classic. Soul-stirring song, music, dance, and theatre create this one-of-a-kind rendition of the Christmas Story. The play tells the story of Mary and Joseph’s journey through song and dance, culminating in a rousing finale surrounding the birth of Christ. Glorious gospel music and joyous Christmas carols help to create a soulful celebration of the greatest gift on earth that appeals to all walks of life. Reggie Kelly directs this new, vibrant extravaganza.
More information and ticket available here.
THE ACTING COMPANY
Renata Louise Napier
THE CREATIVE TEAM
Director-Choreographer: Reggie Kelly
Stage Manager: Tyree Franklin
Music Director: Ed Ridley, Jr.
Vocal Director: Dr. David Thomas
Scenic Design: Richard Morris, Jr.
Lighting Design: Colleen Albrecht
Costume Design: Miguel Osborne
Sound Design: Ron Calhoun
Technical Director: Prophet D. Seay
Wardrobe Coordinator: Brielle McGrew
Production Coordinator: Dora Farona
Line Producer: Nathan A. Lilly
Executive Producer: Tony F. Sias