Month: September 2019

NKU’s “Africa Company Presents: Richard III” Tackles The Thespian Black Experience

Review by Jenifer Moore of ”The African Company Presents: Richard III”: NKU Racism and an ode to African ancestral history take center stage in NKU’s season opener “The African Company Presents: Richard III” by Carlyle Brown. Set in the 1820s in Manhattan, the production fluidly chronicles the lives of African-American artists at the African Grove Company (the...

“Rock of Ages” Rolls into Federal Warsaw Incline Theater

Review by Nathan Top of “Rock of Ages”: Incline Theatre As an American art form, musical theater has been defined and redefined over the years, reflecting the culture and the values of the time at which they are performed, often giving audiences a taste of the “now.” Audiences often...

“The African Company Presents Richard III” is a Present For Audiences

Review by Blair Godshall of “The African Company Presents Richard III”: NKU Theatre NKU Theatre opens their season with “The African Company Presents Richard III” by Carlyle Brown. His play draws upon the history of the first black theater company in the U.S. — the African Grove Company, or the African...