Beatrice (played by Leontyne Mbele-Mbong) over heard a conversation that Benedick’s behavior is because he is in love with her. African-American Shakespeare Company’s 2014 production of William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing directed by L. Peter Callender.
Don John (played by Jim Gessner) warns his brother, Don Pedro (played by Kelvyn Mitchell) and Claudio (played by Twon Marcel) that Claudio’s fiancee, Hero, has been unfaithful. African-American Shakespeare Company’s 2014 production of William Shakespeare’sMuch Ado About Nothing directed by L. Peter Callender.
Renee Wilson and Matt Jones in a scene from Twelfth Night. Original composition and arrangement by Marcus Shelby; Lyrics by William Shakespeare
David Moore is Brutus in William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar set in modern day Africa.
Directed by Michael Gene Sullivan
Julius Caesar – B. Chico Purdiman as Cassius; and David Moore as Brutus.
Directed by San Francisco Mime Troupe’s Michael Gene Sullivan
David Moore as Prince Charming; and Antonette Bracks as Cinderella.
Directed by Sherri Young
Ballroom dance scene from Cinderella. Directed by Sherri Young.
Directed by Rhodessa Jones from The Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women. This production was mounted in early 2000s (specifc date to be confirmed). It was one of our earlier video taping session so the camera is shaky, but you can see how Rhodessa Jones cleverly uses different media of shadow puppetry, and spoken word.
Promotional video for African-American Shakespeare Company.
Artistic Director, L. Peter Callender tells about the future and vision of the African-American Shakespeare Company
L. Peter Callender and the design team for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof meets in the office. Space is limited and cramped as you hear the background noise of printers, and computer sounds in the background.
L. Peter Callender directs A Raisin in the Sun.
Starring: Eleanor Jacobs (Lena), Todd Risby (Walter Lee), Leontyne Mbele-Mbong (Ruth), Siaira Harris (Beneatha), and Zion Richardson (Travis)
Antigone Rap. Oscar “The Virus” Stingily – “What Would You Choose”. Directed by Len Lippman
Three of the four Young Cinderellas give an impromptu candid interview. Interviewer Danielle Banks asks the young artists about playing Cinderella and a few other questions about being in the show. From L to R: LaRya Smith, Angelia Richardson, and Bianca Bougere