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THE ROBEY THEATRE COMPANY 

PRESENTS 

AN EVENING CONVERSATION 

WITH 

MARLA GIBBS AND ANGELA GIBBS  

 Moderated by Millena Gay

OCTOBER 9,  2020 at 6:00 pm (PDT)

    Marla Gibbs and Angela Gibbs (mother and daughter) will discuss the current and future state of the Theatre, the impact of the pandemic on the performing arts, and the response of the arts to the recent global uprising in support of racial and social justice. This will be followed by a Q&A session with the audience. 

    Marla Gibbs, actor-singer-writer-comedian-producer, is best known as a Legend of Comedy for her television roles in The Jeffersons and 227. The latter series began life as a play, presented at the Crossroads Arts Academy Theatre in Leimert Park, which was founded by her daughter Angela.

    Angela Gibbs, actor-writer-director-producer, received three NAACP Awards for theatre production: for 227 (starring Marla Gibbs and Regina King); Checkmates (starring Denzel Washington, Ruby Dee, and Paul Winfield); and The Meeting (starring Dick Anthony Williams, Felton Perry, and Taurean Blacque). 

After you have submitted your RSVP, you will be sent the exclusive Zoom link. Registration will be limited, so please reserve early to avoid disappointment.

 

Suggested donation: $10.

    The event will be recorded and available for viewing on

The Robey Theatre Company’s

YouTube Channel starting Friday, October 16.

    The Robey Theatre Company is a non-profit organization founded 26 years ago

by Danny Glover and Ben Guillory. The company is named after actor, activist,

and humanitarian Paul Robeson. Its emphasis is on telling

stories of the global Black diaspora.

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WORKSHOPS

Playwright's lab

Classes conducted on Zoom

Saturday classes 10 am-1 pm  

Once a week for ten weeks 

Class starts Saturday, September 26    to November 28, 2020

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The Robey Theatre Company's

 

Playwright's Lab

returns for its fall 2020 session.

Led by Resident Dramaturg Dylan Southard,

the lab is designed for aspiring writers with works in progress and seeks to address the unique challenges of structure, style, and theme that each play presents as it evolves.

 

 Tailored to the needs of its writers the lab provides a supportive environment where participants can ask questions, find their voice, and continue to experiment with ideas while

building their stories.

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watch 

AN EVENING CONVERSATION WITH JAMES CROMWELL

 

recorded SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 6 PM (PDT).

Celebrated actor and activist James Cromwell discusses the current and future state of the Theatre, the impact of the pandemic on the performing arts, and the response of the arts to the recent global uprising in support of racial and social justice. moderated by Millena Gay, Special Events Producer for The Robey Theatre Company. Followed by a Q&A session with the audience. 

WE'RE

in the

NEWS

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SPONSORS & PARTNERS 

The Robey Theatre Company is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, the  California Arts Council, and the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs..

The Robey Theatre Company

514 S. Spring Street

3rdFloor Los Angeles, CA  90013

Telephone:  213-489-7402

office@robeytheatrecompany.org

Hours: 11 am – 5 pm

The Robey Theatre Company is a federally designated 501 (c) 3 Tax Exempt Organization.  All contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law.Please consult your tax professional for relevant information.

Robey Theatre Company is a proud member of Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American Theatre.

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