African Community Theatre

Kent State University’s African Community Theatre in the Department of Pan-African Studies has announced plans for a production of “Venus” by Suzan-Lori Parks to be directed by D. Amy-Rose Forbes-Erickson, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Pan-African Studies, and performed by the Pan-African Theatre Ensemble. Opening night of...

Venus photo credit "A Pair of Broad Bottoms" KENT STATE’S AFRICAN COMMUNITY THEATRE PRESENTS SPRING PRODUCTION OF “VENUS,” MARCH 16-19 The African Community Theatre (ACT) in the Department of Pan-African Studies (DPAS) announces the spring 2017 production of  Venus by Suzan Lori-Parks directed by D. Amy-Rose Forbes-Erickson, Ph.D., assistant professor of Pan-African Studies, performed...

Venus photo credit "A Pair of Broad Bottoms" Kent, OH – Milk Like Sugar will receive its regional premiere at the African Community Theatre in Oscar Ritchie Hall performance dates are February 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27 & 28.  Showtimes are 7:00pm Wednesday-Saturday, Sunday matinees at 2:00pm, 2016, 7:00 p.m.  This play explores wise choices: someone must care about others enough to...

Venus photo credit "A Pair of Broad Bottoms" Kent State University’s African Community Theatre will host a production of Or Does It Explode?, an original piece written by former Kent State University student John Dayo-Alyia along with John Smith. Directed by Dayo-Alyia, Or Does it Explode? opens October 23, 2014 at 8 p.m. in the African Community Theatre, Room 230, Ritchie Hall, located at...

Venus photo credit "A Pair of Broad Bottoms" Kent State University’s Department of Pan-African Studies will hold a roundtable discussion on police state, militarism, brutality and the use of deadly force at an upcoming event. “Violence and the Pan-African World: Inspiring Change” will take place Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in Room 230, African Community Theatre at Ritchie Hall. This event is...

Venus photo credit "A Pair of Broad Bottoms" The African Community Theatre at Kent State University will be holding auditions and seeking volunteers for its Spring 2012 production of Marlin T. Tazewell’s “Ain’t Nothing But a Thang.” This award-winning drama-comedy takes a raw look at the problems that plague an African American family, including AIDs, illiteracy, self-hate and drug...