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Valarie Tekosky, Zeb Hollins III, Nathan Purdee, Yaa Asantewa in Storm Stories

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L-R: Valarie Tekosky, Zeb Hollins III, Nathan Purdee, Yaa Asantewa

"Storm Stories is a gripping, brilliant piece of theater..."

"The first drama I have seen...to capture the devastation and horror of Hurricane Katrina..."

"Incredible directing job delivered by Marjorie Moon..."
—Linda Armstrong, Amsterdam News



The Billie Holiday Theatre's 2005-2006 Season
Marjorie Moon, Producer
First Show of Season Otis & Zora

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Otis & Zora
November 4 to December 18, 2005
Written by T. R. Riggins
Directed by Justin Lord

Otis & Zora is a compelling drama about a grieving couple guilt-ridden over the loss of their child. But through the courageous act of a friend, they find healing and redemption and experience joy again. An uplifting, heartwarming drama for teens and up.

Featuring:
Yaa Asantewa • Carl Garrison • Nathan Purdee

Second Show of Season

Storm Stories

Storm Stories

February 23 to March 26, 2006
Written by Judi Ann Mason
Directed by Marjorie Moon

Stark, chilling, disturbing yet triumphant and victorious personal stories from those caught in the midst and aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Contains some harsh, profane language, yet a must-see.

Featuring: Jackie Alexander • Omari Ali • Yaa Asantewa
Natanya Hamilton • Zeb Hollins III • Kerisse Hutchinson
Jaymes Jorsling • Nathan Purdee • Jaharee Robinson
Jonathan Shadrach • Valarie Tekosky • Kara M. Tyler
Michael J. Walters

Third Show of Season

Love & Marriage & New York City

Love and Marriage and New York City
April 27 to June 25, 2006
Written by David Heron
Directed by Woodie King, Jr.

"Marriage in the city within the West Indian immigrant community was the hilarious subject of Love and Marriage and New York City, a production written by David Heron, who also starred in the show at the Billie Holiday Theatre."
—Linda Armstrong, Amsterdam News

Sometimes the best laid plans go awry as is the case of two Jamaican-born couples who marry strictly for green card purposes, only to discover that marriage is never purely about business. A delightfully engaging romantic comedy for teens and up.

Featuring: Nixon Cesar • David Heron
Candice McKoy • Janel C. Scarborough



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2005-2006 season is supported, in part, by public funds from New York State Council on the Arts and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; NYC Council Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations, Domenic Recchia, Chair; also supported by Carnegie Corporation of New York; Brooklyn Arts Council Ford Foundation Regrant; Brooklyn Arts Council JP Morgan Chase Regrant; Christ Fund of Concord Baptist Church; Time Warner; American Express and Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation.



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Theatre Address | Restoration Plaza | 1368 Fulton Street | Brooklyn, NY 11216
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