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Black Arts MKE Receives Theatre Communications Group Thrive! Award
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Black Arts MKE Receives Theatre Communications Group Thrive! Award

Publisher of American Theatre awards 20 recipients with RESPOND grants in support of Theatres of Color

The Milwaukee Black Theater Festival Returns Bigger Than Ever with Events Across the City
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The Milwaukee Black Theater Festival Returns Bigger Than Ever with Events Across the City

Black Arts MKE presents week-long celebration showcasing our city’s strong and growing Black performing arts and culture scene

Black Arts MKE Launches New I AM. Masterclass Series with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Principal Dancer James Gilmer for Local Dance Students.
Black Arts MKE to Receive $100K Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts as Part of the American Rescue Plan
Black Nativity by Langston Hughes 2021
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Black Nativity by Langston Hughes 2021

 

Black Arts MKE Selected for the Black Seed National Strategic Initiative to Support Equity for Black Theater Institutions
Black Arts MKE Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant for New Musical Featuring Tony Award Nominee Felicia P. Fields
Black Nativity by Langston Hughes 2019 Holiday Musical Celebrates 5th Anniversary at Marcus Center’s Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall
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Black Nativity by Langston Hughes 2019 Holiday Musical Celebrates 5th Anniversary at Marcus Center’s Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall

Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased in person at the Marcus Center Box Office at 929 North Water Street, Downtown Milwaukee.

Black Nativity by Langston Hughes 2018 Returns to the Marcus Center’s Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall
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Black Nativity by Langston Hughes 2018 Returns to the Marcus Center’s Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall

lack Nativity by Langston Hughes is a Black Arts MKE production in collaboration with the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.

Bronzeville Arts Ensemble is FLYIN’ WEST with play by Pearl Cleage
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Bronzeville Arts Ensemble is FLYIN’ WEST with play by Pearl Cleage

Directed by Sheri Williams Pannell

Black Nativity by Langston Hughes 2017
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Black Nativity by Langston Hughes 2017

Black Nativity runs December 7th through December 17th.

Ko-Thi Dance Company Presents M’Bemba Bangoura
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Ko-Thi Dance Company Presents M’Bemba Bangoura

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Bronzeville Arts Ensemble Announces New Artistic Director and Residency
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Bronzeville Arts Ensemble Announces New Artistic Director and Residency

Bronzeville Arts Ensemble names Sheri Williams Pannell its new Artistic Director

Black Violin Comes to Milwaukee – Tickets on Sale Friday, June 9!
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Black Violin Comes to Milwaukee – Tickets on Sale Friday, June 9!

Appearing at the Marcus Center’s Uihlein Hall on Saturday, October 28 at 7:30pm