Evergreen Theater
Memphis, TN
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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



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

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