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Juneteenth Theatrical Celebration Of Award-Winning Play 'Yellowman'

Cultural Noire Performing Arts Company and San Diego Black Ensemble Theatre, in partnership with Project1VOICE, will present a staged reading of the 2002 Pulitzer-Prize Finalist for Drama, "Yellowman" by Dael Olandersmith.

As part of Project1VOICE’s annual ONE PLAY ONE DAY celebration, over 40 International theatre companies, museums and other diverse institutions will participate in this one night only international salute to American theatre with staged readings of the award-winning play.

"Yellowman" features Monique Gaffney and Rhys Green and is narrated by Gina M. Jackson. The staged reading is directed by Rhys Green and Gina M. Jackson.

The theatrical celebration will be held on Monday, June 19 at Malcolm X Library and Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; the staged reading begins at 7 p.m. The suggested donation is $10.

Contact culturalnoirepac@gmail.com for further information.

About Project1VOICE:
This is an internationally recognized performing arts service organization committed to presenting programs and initiatives that promote and support the American theater, specifically black playwrights. Since Project1VOICE’s inception in 2009, it has played a vital role in making theater accessible to communities, connecting with a widely diverse spectrum of artists, teens, and families, through its robust educational initiatives and public programs which have prompted cross-cultural conversations for cognitively diverse audiences.

One Play One Day is Project1VOICE’s signature event. It revives and reintroduces classic plays from the American theater canon that have been forgotten. Each year on the third Monday in June, same day staged readings of the same play are presented, hence the name, One Play One Day.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional graphic for the Juneteenth theatrical celebration of the award-winning play "Yellowman." Courtesy of Project1VOICE

Above: Promotional graphic for the Juneteenth theatrical celebration of the award-winning play "Yellowman." Courtesy of Project1VOICE

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