Monthly Archives: November 2018

Long Wharf Theatre Names Jacob G. Padrón Artistic Director

                  Jacob G. Padrón, 38, has been named the new Artistic Director of Long Wharf Theatre and will begin his role February 1, 2019. “Long Wharf Theatre is one of the most important companies in the American theatre. I am overjoyed to join the board, staff, and… Continue reading →

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Black Bottom and Paradise Valley:
 A Glorious History Cut Short

        By Christine Scarfuto, Literary Manager Dominique Morisseau’s Paradise Blue is set in the heart of Paradise Valley in Black Bottom—a thriving, predominantly black neighborhood that was once the epicenter of African American life and culture in Detroit. In the early part of the Twentieth Century, the city’s booming automobile industry attracted… Continue reading →

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