About This Show

Woodie King, Jr.’s National Black Touring Circuit brings this five week festival to the Henry Street Settlement. Great Black One-Acts 2000 showcases the plays of 18 leading black playwrights.

Week 1, directed by Anderson Johnson
Sugar Mouth Sam Don’t Dance No More by Don Evans
Mojo by Alice Childress
1st Militant Preacher by Ben Caldwell
Soul Gone Home by Langston Hughes

Week 2, directed by Clinton Turner Davis
The Past is the Past by Richard Wesley
When the Chickens Came Home to Roost by Laurence Holder
Happy Ending by Douglas Turner Ward
Andrew by Clay Goss

Week 3, directed by Chuck Patterson
Pain in My Heart by Rob Penny
Meditation: A Family Affair by Martie-Evans Charles
Skin Trouble by Amiri Baraka

Week 4, Directed by Imani
Chain by Pearl Cleage
Fallen Angels by Elois Beasly
Every Goodbye Ain’t Gone by Bill Harris

Week 5, Directed by Ed Smith and Kenneth Green
A Son Come Home by Ed Bullins
A Message in Our Music by James Gillard
Sara Love by Charles Fuller
Life Agony by Ron Milner

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: July 5, 2000 Final Performance: August 6, 2000