Black Nativity

by Langston Hughes

Directed and Choreographed by Princess Mhoon

Musical Direction by e’Marcus Harper-Short

Theater Alliance is thrilled to bring back the Award-winning Holiday classic for the third year in a row. Langston Hughes’ “Gospel Song-Play” chronicles and celebrates the birth of Jesus and the unique cultural identity and heritage of Black Americans. This joyous musical compels us to look inward and find the wonder in life. This performance is recommended for audiences of all ages.

Praise for Theater Alliance’s production of Black Nativity:

“Resist the urge to clap and sing along if you can” –Washington Post

“come prepared for a total, spiritually uplifting theater experience!” – Broadway World

Run Time:
100 minutes with one 10 minute intermission

Ticket Prices:

Adult – $50
(no online processing fees at all)

Senior/Student/Military – $40
(no online processing fees at all)

*all previews are half price.

Group Sales:
There are group sales rates for groups of 10 or more.  For more information please email Eric Swartz or call 202.241.2539.

Radical Neighboring Initiative:
Name Your Own Price tickets are available for each performance to make sure that he price of a ticket does not stop anyone from seeing live theater.  To claim a ticket under the program just show up at the Box Office one hour before the show and there will be a minimum of 10 Name Your Own Price tickets available.

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Joseph – Tony Thomas
Mary – Danielle Glover
Ensemble – Catrina Brenae
Ensemble – Frank Britton
Ensemble – Demitrus “Demie” Carter
Ensemble – Amaiya Holley
Ensemble – Jocelyn Jenkins
Ensemble – Derrionne Key
Ensemble – Branden Mack
Ensemble – Shanté M. Moore
Ensemble – Joshua Reynolds
Ensemble – Awa Sal Secka


Keyboard – e’Marcus Harper-Short
Drums – Jon-Matthew Hopkins
Bass – Yusef Chisholm


Playwright – Langston Hughes
Director/Choreographer – Princess Mhoon
Musical Director – e’Marcus Harper-Short
Scenic Designer – Brian Gillick
Costume Designer – Brandee Mathies
Lighting Designer – John Alexander
Sound Designer – Dan Deiter
Stage Manager – Tré Wheeler