Kenny Leon Will Direct Colman Domingo’s DOT At True Colors Theatre Company – Article Originally Appearing In Broadway World

Kenny Leon Will Direct Colman Domingo’s DOT At True Colors Theatre Company – Article Originally Appearing In Broadway World

Artistic Director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company present Colman Domingo‘s Dot this July. In its Atlanta debut, Dot takes a light-hearted look at an illness facing all communities. Through the interactions of widowed matriarch Dotty and her family, mental health in the Black community is explored. As Dotty struggles to hold onto her memory-a result of her Alzheimer’s […]

Smart People by Lydia Diamond!! True Colors July 15th, 2016

Smart People by Lydia Diamond!! True Colors July 15th, 2016

On Friday July 15th join us for a very special True Colors event: Smart People! Four Harvard intellectuals – a doctor, an actress, a psychologist, and a neurobiologist study the human brain’s response to race, class, friendship, search for love, and identity in a complex world. “A whirlwind of crackling dialogue and tricky questions by the […]

Play Preview: How I Learned What I Learned @ Southwest Arts Center 10/7-11/2

Play Preview: How I Learned What I Learned @ Southwest Arts Center 10/7-11/2

Premiering in Atlanta on Tuesday, October 7th at Fulton County’s Southwest Arts Center, True Colors Theatre Company presents How I Learned What I Learned, August Wilson’s final work. The auto-biographical one-man show is co-written and directed by Wilson’s long time collaborator, Todd Kreidler, and will star Eugene Lee. How I Learned What I Learned, originally performed by Wilson […]

“August Wilson’s Jitney” at True Colors Theatre May 5-30; Alliance Theater June 5-27

“August Wilson’s Jitney” at True Colors Theatre May 5-30; Alliance Theater June 5-27

Back in the ’70s, regular cabs didn’t travel to Pittsburgh’s urban Hill District. Jitney (set in 1977) follows the lives of men hustling to make a living as jitneys — unofficial, unlicensed cabbies. The gypsy station is in turmoil when the boss’ son returns after 20 years in prison; drama continues when the station faces possible demolition due […]

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