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The Wolves Evocatively Depicts Adolescence, Acceptance

‘The Wolves’ Evocatively Depicts Adolescence, Acceptance

By Abigail Corrao January 30, 2020

“The Wolves,” presented by the Nomadic Theatre in collaboration with Black Theatre Ensemble, is a 90-minute performance depicting a story of teamwork and self-discovery. Set in an indoor soccer stadium,...


Black Theatre Ensemble’s ‘The Story’ Combines Racial Politics and the Quest for Success

By Eliza Phillips April 9, 2018

In 1981, Washington Post journalist Janet Cooke won a Pulitzer Prize for an article she wrote about an eight-year old heroin addict. After capturing the hearts of millions worldwide and sparking a...


A Glimpse Into Georgetown’s Fall Theater Productions

By Meghan DeCourcey September 1, 2017

With the beginning of every new school year comes a new season of performing arts. The student theater groups at Georgetown University have prepared an outstanding season of drama and comedy. Here...

Carmen Livesay (COL 17) as protagonist Lexi and Katherine Pietro (COL 17) as her best friend Jessie

Black Theatre Ensemble Haunts With ‘Hookman’

By Kathryn Baker April 2, 2017

From Georgetown’s Black Theatre Ensemble comes the hauntingly thought-provoking “Hookman.” Adapted from the show by playwright Lauren Yee, it follows Georgetown freshman Lexi, played by Carmen...

‘An American Daughter’

‘An American Daughter’

By Dani Guerrero October 21, 2016

In collaboration with the Black Theatre Ensemble, the Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society opens its 165th season in the living room of a Georgetown townhouse. Set in a familiar scene, Wendy Wasserstein’s...

NAAZ MODAN FOR THE HOYALisette Booty (COL ’17), left, plays the black maid Vera Stark opposite Leah Benz (COL ’18) as Gloria in the Black Theatre Ensemble’s fall production of “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” by Lynn Nottage. The play opened last night and will run through Sunday.

Industry Diversity, Meet Vera Stark

By Jasmine White October 9, 2015

At a time when racial tensions seem to be at the forefront of America’s entertainment industry, Black Theatre Ensemble’s newest production could not be any more opportune. Produced by Taylor...

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