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NCCU Theatre Opens 2018 Season Celebrating Black History

The cast of Speak My Soul

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) students studying art, music, theater and dance will perform Speak My Soul, an original work written by Stephanie Asabi Howard, Ph.D., chairman of the Department of Theatre and Dance.

The production will run throughout February in the Farrison-Newton Communications Building Auditorium, 501 East Lawson St., Durham, N.C., and is a collaboration between the Departments of Music, Art and Theatre and Dance.

Speak My Soul is a dramatic compilation of poetry, song and dance that celebrates African-American culture and history.

The performances will take place at 8 p.m., Feb. 16–17; at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 18; at 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23-24; and at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 25.

The shows are free and open to the public, however donations will be accepted at the door.

For more information, contact Stephanie Asabi Howard, Ph.D., chairman of NCCU Department of Theater and Dance at (919) 530-7343 or smhoward@nccu.edu.

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