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Art Forms & Theatre Concepts, Inc. present Stick Fly

Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30 at 8:00pm; Saturday, October 1 at 2:00pm; Sunday October 2 at 4:00pm
Venue: Historic Dock Street Theatre
Address: 135 Church Street
Admission: $26 Adults; $21 Seniors & Students

This wickedly funny, award-winning drama tells the story of the LeVay family, an affluent, African American family, as they gather at their Martha’s Vineyard home. The two brothers bring their girlfriends home to meet their parents for the first time—at the same time. A relaxing family weekend quickly turns into a sharp discussion about race, class and identity as long standing tensions bubble under the surface reaching a boiling point when family secrets are revealed.

Stick Fly arrived on Broadway in 2012 and the Wall Street Journal called the play “A must see, fascinating, arrestingly fresh.” The New York Times calls it, “a juicy family drama” that “supplies enough simmering conflict, steamy romance and gasp-worthy revelations to satisfy just about anyone…” The play’s author, Lydia R. Diamond is an important, modern voice in American theatre today and explores themes of families, class and identity in her works.

When I First Remember

Monday, October 3 at 7:00pm
Venue: Old Bethel United Methodist Church
Address: 222 Calhoun Street
Admission: $21 Adults; $11 Children 12 and under

Queen Atterberry of Lady in White Production Company blends music, dance, and dialogue to tell the story of the inception of Gullah-Geechee culture, which is unique to the Lowcountry.

Gullah/Geechee Knows Emanuel: A Gullah/Geechee Story

This event has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 7:00pm

Venue: Harvest Pointe Church of Christ
Address: 4870 Piedmont Ave, North Charleston
Admission: $16 General; $6 Children under 12
Produced by: De Gullah/Geechee Angel Network presents a Carlie Towne Production

Gullah/Geechee Knows Emanuel: A Gullah/Geechee Story takes the audience on a journey through the Gullah/Geechee memories of the history of Emanuel in Charleston, SC from the founding of Emanuel AME by Denmark Vesey and Gullah Jack to the tragic slaying of nine members of Emanuel AME in 2015.   The history and legacy of the unity of the Gullah/Geechee family emerges in this dramatic presentation that retells the memories of Gullah/Geechees that have had to survive from chattel enslavement to the present.  In the midst of it all, they know that GOD has kept them being able to continue their traditions and sustain their legacy.  So, they come together to continue to hold one another up and educate their children on how to thrive and survive in faith as they remember Emanuel.

Gullah/Geechee Knows Emanuel: A Gullah/Geechee Story is a play produced by Carlie Towne Productions in collaboration with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.   The play is co-written by Carlie Towne and Queen Quet. This project was funded in part by the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs and the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Program through their joint administration of the Lowcountry Quarterly Arts Grant Program and the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation of SC.

Harriet’s Return: Based Upon The Legendary Life of Harriet Tubman

Harriet’s Return has been rescheduled for January 14, 2017 at 7:30pm.  PURCHASE TICKETS


Venue:
Historic Dock Street Theatre
Address: 135 Church Street
Admission: $36 Adults; $21 Students (*not suitable for students under the age of 10.)
Produced by: Charleston Black Theatre

Award-winning and critically acclaimed, Harriet’s Return: Based Upon The Legendary Life of Harriet Tubman is a full theatrical production that takes audiences on a deeply personal, high energy journey into the private and public life of this famed Underground Railroad conductor, spiritual icon, revolutionary, and entrepreneur, whose life spanned nine decades and still influences the consciousness of people throughout the world.