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Conviction

Billy Strayhorn may be gone, but his music lives on. And to celebrate the centennial of the late jazz composer, Phoenix’s Black Theatre Troupe is paying tribute with Ben Tyler’s new one-man play, Conviction. Set in prison and starring David Hemphill, Conviction tells the story of an inmate who performs the songs of the great Strayhorn that he feels have not only changed his life but will benefit the lives of those around him. Conviction is being produced at the Helen K. Mason Performing Arts Center, 1333 East Washington Street. Showtimes are 8 p.m. on Fridays,  2 and 8 p.m. on Saturdays, and 3 p.m. on Sundays through Sunday, February 22. General admission is $35. For more information, visit blacktheatretroupe.org or call 602 258-8128. 


Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 3 p.m.; Thu., Feb. 12, 2 p.m.; Sat., Feb. 14, 2 p.m.; Sat., Feb. 21, 2 p.m. Starts: Feb. 6. Continues through Feb. 22, 2015
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