TESTAMENT
Evergreen Theater
Memphis, TN
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TESTAMENT
The Arts-A-Fire Youth Theater Troupe presents  its second original  musical production,  a Black History month collaborative piece,  "TESTATMENT.", February 10 - 12 at the Evergreen Theater, 1705 Poplar Ave.

Under the direction of Leslie Reddick, troupe members participated in the composition of a performance of narrative, poetry, dance and song  that celebrates the rich American heritage, past and present of African-Americans.  The work includes the poetry of Pauli Murray, Langston Hughes and current music artists as well as biographies of lesser-known Black Americans.  Audiences will also recognize text from the Declaration of Independence and Dr. Martin Luther King.

The Arts-A-F!RE Youth Theater Troupe is comprised of youth 9 18 from throughout the Memphis who participate in year-round musical theater training at the FireHouse Community Arts Center with the aim of developing "Excellence on Stage and in Life."  
Arts-A-F!RE Youth Theater Troupe is supported, in part, by the Tennessee Arts Commission and the tax-deductible contributions of supporters and sponsors.  Memphis Black Arts Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization headquartered in a 1910 converted fire station located at 985 South Bellevue in the Soulsville area of Memphis.  Bennie Nelson West is executive director

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Evergreen Theater (View)
1705 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104
United States


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