Posts tagged "Black Ensemble Theater"

The Black White Love Play: The story of Chaz and Roger Ebert at Black Ensemble Theater

A beautiful love story unfolded at yesterday’s world premiere opening of “The Black White Love Play” at Chicago’s Black Ensemble Theater (BET)–that could easily be sub-titled the Chaz and Roger Ebert life story. They were different in many ways. He, Roger, a white man. She, Chaz, a black woman. He…an only child. She…a member of... Read more »

At Last: A Tribute to Etta James at Black Ensemble Theater

At Last: A Tribute to Etta James at Black Ensemble Theater
At last, the irrepressible phenomenon, Etta James comes back to life at Black Ensemble Theater’s (B.E.T.) Tribute to Etta James which opened Sunday. James, the multi-faceted vocalist extraordinaire who was one of the most critically acclaimed and influential female singers of her time, gets the full-monty treatment exposing her soul–warts and all–while turning up the... Read more »

One Name Only at Chicago's Black Ensemble Theater: A Show With Soul.

One Name Only at Chicago's Black Ensemble Theater: A Show With Soul.
CHICAGO, Thursday, October 11, 2012. If you’re looking for an outstanding evening of musical entertainment at the theater, “One Name Only”, may be just your ticket. The World Premiere production penned and directed by Black Ensemble Associate Director Rueben Echoles is in tune with today’s reality show mentality. The clever mash-up of television’s pop reality... Read more »
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