Date(s) - 02/05/2021
$15 donation recommended. All donations go directly to the teaching artists.
Musical Theatre West, Long Beach celebrates Black History Month with a series of programs honoring Black Broadway Artists. Featuring three complementary components, this month-long tribute takes audiences on a virtual tour of some of the most important moments in Black Musical Theatre History as well as introducing audiences to the talents that helped create the Broadway Musical as we know it.
Black Broadway History – Hosted by Stevi Meredith and streaming Live on Musical Theatre West’s Facebook and YouTube platforms each Friday in February at 7pm (PST), enjoy free history classes, with donations encouraged. All donations go directly to the teaching artists.
February 5 – Florence Mills, Broadway’s Queen of Happiness
February 12 – Show Boat, Porgy and Bess
February 19 – Hello, Dolly, Your Arms Too Short to Box with God, Guys & Dolls, The Wiz
February 26 – Ragtime, The Color Purple, The Scottsboro Boys, Hamilton
Access for these programs are available on Facebook @musicaltheatrewest, Twitter @musicalthtrwest, and Instagram @musicaltheatrewest.
For more details, visit musical.org.