DARRYL REUBEN HALL's
THE DINNER premiered in the 16th Midtown International Theatre Festival in Manhattan, NY. It is a factual drama with music and dance that traces the historical event wherein President Theodore Roosevelt invited Booker T. Washington to dinner at the White House. The event stirred major controversy. (See The Dinner Tab on Home page)
DRAWN FROM THE WATER https://soundcloud.com/darryl-reuben-hall (samples: GOD'S SCAT, WE COME INTO EGYPT, and GOODLY CHILD) The hip-hop Gospel musical based on the Story of Moses in modern-day. (See Drawn from the Water Tab on Home page)
FRAT HOUSE (please see side tab for Frat House details) Winner of (2) FESTIVAL FAVORITE Awards at the 2013 Atlanta Black Theatre Festival including Festival Favorite Script Playwrigth. Thomas, the son of a Pastor, leaves home to attend college and pledges a fraternity against his father's advice. (See Frat House Tab on Home page)
REALITY CHECK was presented at the 1900 -seat Florida Theatre and challenges the audience to take a look at 'reality' as opposed to 'Reality TV'. This production proudly presented talented, Special needs actors in the spotlight giving focus to this community.
RICHARD AND OSCAR: FILMMAKING IN BLACK AND WHITE, Richard Norman and Oscar Micheaux were trailblazers, artistic visionaries who defied the mainstream film industry by starring black actors in positive roles and giving black crewmembers well-paying jobs. 'Richard and Oscar' explores the relationship between these two giants through shared humor and laughter and anger of race relations; financial and economic challenges, and the vibrancy of the era.
PERFORMING ARTS LITERACY INITIATIVE (For elementary, middle, and high school students funded in part by a grant from TARGET and presented to HEAD START Preschoolers ages 4-5). The following original works combine early learning and the Arts for preschoolers. These follow the curriculum of the HEAD START Program.
FIELD TRIP: SAFARI!
SONG and DANCE
FRIENDS: James, Mary, and George (Black History Month presentation)-James Weldon Johnson, Mary McLeod Bethune, and George Washington Carver are 6 year-olds in the FIRST GRADE with the topic of the day 'WHAT I WANT TO BE WHEN I GROW UP'. James wants to be a musical composer, Mary -a teacher and owner of a school, and George is infatuated with the peanut!