Next ON STAGE:

THE CHAMPION

a World Premiere by Amy Evans

featuring Joy Jones as Nina Simone

Based on untold true events. It’s 1962 and music legend Nina Simone is holed up in a snowstorm in a greasy spoon somewhere in North Carolina, waiting for the trains to start running. Tempers flare between band members, and as secrets surface, it’s soon clear this small diner in unfriendly territory may well be the place where life-changing decisions are made. Suddenly, the band find themselves accused of a crime they didn’t commit. A sharply drawn, exciting new play that intimately portrays a cultural icon and the turbulent era during which she rose to fame. Directed by Reginald Douglas.

I’ll tell you what freedom is to me. No fear.
— Nina Simone

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EXPLORE SEASON 12


CALENDAR

From $17-$47

$10/under 30.
Discounts for groups

Performances:
W—Sa 7:30pm
Sa—Su  2:00pm

Some productions also offer 7pm Sunday performances. See each show page for more details.


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