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Langston Hughes’ Black Nativity at Helgeson Learning Lab Theater
December 9, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday, repeating until December 16, 2022
One event on December 10, 2022 at 2:00 pm
One event on December 17, 2022 at 2:00 pm
One event on December 11, 2022 at 4:00 pm
One event on December 18, 2022 at 4:00 pm
THIS GOSPEL RETELLING OF THE NATIVITY USES DIALOGUE, NARRATION, GOSPEL SONGS, AND FOLK SPIRITUALS TO CELEBRATE CULTURAL TRADITIONS.
Experience this Gospel retelling of the Nativity through high energy music and extraordinary dance. Acclaimed poet Langston Hughes creates a unique theatrical experience by using dialogue, narration, gospel songs, and folk spirituals to celebrate cultural traditions and the birth of the Christ Child. Originally premiering in 1961, it was one of the first plays Off-Broadway written by an African American and has been presented around the world over the last 60 years. Honor the season with this joyous holiday celebration.