Best Community Theater - 2012
Black Theatre Troupe
Mere days before this venerable company throws open the doors on its brand-new downtown theater facility, we're happy to remind them and you that Black Theatre Troupe has been pleasing and enlightening local audiences for years.This last season, we needed no reminding. A stunning production of Pearl Cleage's A Song for Coretta was followed by Bill Harris' Stories About the Old Days featuring Rod Ambrose and DeAngelus Grisby. Winding up with a new production of Ain't Nothin' but the Blues, BTT wowed us again, and this year's season promises to be just as engaging and features The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin. We can't wait, but the anticipation of what BTT has in store for us this year is almost as exciting as seeing the plays themselves.