‘Black Nativity’ at Southwest Arts Center
Adapted from Langston Hughes’s 1961 play first performed on Broadway in 1961, “Black Nativity” tells the classic Nativity story of the birth and praise for the baby Jesus. The casts consists of some of Atlanta’s finest Gospel singers and wonderful dancers–most notably Bree Buxton and Veronica Johnson, who plays Mary. You’ll hear some soulful and gospel renditions of classic Christmas tunes as well as those created for the play.
Starring Margo Moorer, directed and produced by Robert John Connor, choreographed by Dawn Axam “Black Nativity” runs through Dec. 21 at the Southwest Arts Center.
ACTORS / SINGERS
Margo Moorer | Q Parker | Zebulon Ellis | Latrice Pace | Dathan Thigpen
Brandin Jay | Andrea Connor | Maiesha McQueen | Alexis Hollins
Sara Von Zine Davis | Neil Taffe | Kelsie Broughton | Chris Hagan
Adrianna Glover | Benjamin Moore | Alex Lattimore | Adrianna Blackburn
Art Bright | Setia Freeman | LaKendra Fulbright | Kiaya Hamilton
Stephan Reynolds | Veronica Johnson | Jelani Jones | Alicia Nicole Thompson
Dayzsa Gartrell | Shoccara Marcus | Kennedy Milan Bright | Debõrah Hughes
Leo White | Markquise Davis | Bree Buxton | Justin Daniels