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In the Black Sketchathon

February 26 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

A sketch comedy telethon “that only lasts one hour.” In the Black Sketchathon is a show highlighting the very wide spectrum of the ‘Black Experience.’ It’s also a fundraising opportunity because it takes money to stay in the black. Produced by Brittany Alexis.  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

Details

Date:
February 26
Time:
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.arcadecomedytheater.com/events/blackhistorymonth21/

Organizer

Arcade Theater

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