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Black Families: Live Read
February 11, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
An ensemble cast of local actors presents a staged reading homage to classic Black sitcoms Everybody Hates Chris and Black-ish. Produced by Ryan Canty and Nia Johnson. All shows air live at 9PM ET and will be available after airing on our YouTube channel.
Comedy Streaming Online
Arcade Comedy Theater is celebrating Black History Month with its newly updated mission statement in mind: inspiring joy and nurturing community-building by connecting artists and audiences with the dynamic artform of comedy. Starting February 4 and spanning the entire month, Arcade will be centering Black voices in comedy with a virtual staged reading series, a stand-up comedy roast, storytelling, improv and sketch shows.
All of the programming is available to stream for free on our website and YouTube channel, which is supported in part by the Arts Equity Reimagined Fund through PACE.
Meet the producers:
Arcade Comedy Theater’s Black History Month shows are co-produced alongside local artists Ryan Canty, Brittany Alexis, Miles Miller, and Nia Johnson.
Meet the cast of our Live Read ensemble:
Nia Johnson, Paul Fields, Mary C. Parker, Ryan Canty, Christina McNeese, Deric Brown, Gladys Jelks, Stacey Fleurime, Tyler Ray Kendrick, and Meaza Solomon
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