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The Legend of Buster Neal

Buster Neal in Charlotte and Winston-Salem

Jackie Alexander’s hit play The Legend of Buster Neal is set for theatres in Charlotte and Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The play will be performed at the Booth Theatre in Charlotte on October 13 and October 14, and then move to the Arts Council Theatre in Winston Salem October 19 through October 29. For tix and info in Charlotte, please visit The Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, and in Winston-Salem please visit NC Black Rep.

NCBRC AD Jackie Alexander

Video Profile of NCBRC AD Jackie Alexander

Check out this video profile of North Carolina Black Repertory Company’s Artistic Director Jackie Alexander. Video by Billy Rich.

American Theatre

NBTF & Jackie Alexander in American Theatre

Check out this great article in American Theatre on The National Black Theatre Festival and Jackie Alexander’s first year as Artistic Director at NCBRC.

National Black Theatre Festival

2017 National Black Theatre Festival

All roads lead to Winston-Salem, North Carolina for the 2017 National Black Theatre Festival; Monday July 31 through Saturday August 5, 2017. Join Artistic Director Jackie Alexander on “Black Theatre Holy Ground” for his debut festival. For tickets and information please visit www.nbtf.org

An Appalachian Festival

Maid’s Door at An Appalachian Festival

Don’t miss Maid’s Door, written by Cheryl Davis and directed by Jackie Alexander, at An Appalachian Festival. Performances are Thursday July 13 and Friday July 14, 2017. For information and tickets please visit An Appalachian Festival.

Maid’s Door at NCBRC

Maid’s Door at NCBRC

The North Carolina Black Repertory Company presents Maid’s Door, written by Cheryl L. Davis and directed by Jackie Alexander May 18-21, 2017 at Hanesbrands Theatre.  For tickets and information, please visit www.ncblackrep.org. And check out this great review from the Winston Salem Journal.

Right Reverend Dupree at NCBRC

The Right Reverend Dupree at NCBRC

The North Carolina Black Repertory Company presentsThe Right Reverend Dupree in Exile, written and directed by Jackie Alexander March 3-12, 2017; Jackie Alexander will also direct the production.  For tickets and information, please visit www.ncblackrep.org. And check out this review by the Winston Salem Journal.

Jelly’s Last Jam at Le Petit

Jelly’s Last Jam at Le Petit

Jackie Alexander directs the New Orleans premiere of Jelly’s Last Jam at Le Petit Theatre in NOLA, January 27-February 12, 2017.  Check out the show’s glowing reviews: “Stellar…not to be missed.”-Nola.com“, “Spectacular.”-New Orleans Advocate,   For tickets and information, please visit Le Petit Theatre.

The Sting of White Roses World Premiere

The Sting of White Roses World Premiere

Jackie Alexander helms the world premiere of Angelica Cheri’s The Sting of White Roses at NCBRC, October 7-16, 2016.  Check out the Winston-Salem Journal’s review.

NCBRC Appoints Jackie Alexander as New AD

NCBRC Appoints Jackie Alexander as New AD

The North Carolina Black Repertory Company’s Board of Directors announce the appointment of award-winning director, playwright, actor, and novelist Jackie Alexander as the Company’s new Artistic Director.  For full press release, please visit Broadwayworld.com.

The High Priestess in NOLA

The High Priestess in NOLA

New Orleans’ most historic playhouse, Le Petit Théâtre Du Vieux Carré, will kick off its 100th anniversary celebration with Jackie Alexander’s The High Priestess of Dark Alley, July 7 through July 24, 2016. For tickets and information, please visit Le Petit Theatre.  Check out reviews by Gambit and the Times Picayune.