MILWAUKEE -- A special holiday performance is back at the Marcus Center for a second year. Black Nativity is retelling of the traditional Christmas Nativity story with an all-black cast. The show opens Thursday night, December 1st -- and Carl is getting a preview.
About Black Nativity (website)
Black Nativity is a heartwarming and moving gospel song play by Langston Hughes. The power of gospel music, telling the story of this beloved, family friendly classic that began with the first star in Bethlehem almost two thousand years ago.
Black Nativity 2016 will link this story of hope to relevant themes occurring throughout our community and the country today. Directed by Bronzeville Arts Ensemble’s Producing Artistic Director, Malkia Stampley. Music direction by Antoine Reynolds, choreography by Marvette Knight.
Black Nativity is Co-Produced by Black Arts MKE and Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.