Help send Bricktop to National Black Theatre Fest!

Bricktop: Legend of the Jazz Age was chosen to be performed at the National Black Theatre Festival in Winston Salem, NC! Festival will run July 29 - August 3, 2019.


Held biennially, NBTF attracts more than 65,000 people during the six-day event. More than 50 celebrities of stage, screen and television are expected to attend. It is a high honor to have our play be chosen, but we need your help to send the Appalachian story to the south!


About Bricktop: Legend of the Jazz Age:

A World Premiere play with music that celebrates and chronicles the life of Ada "Bricktop" Smith. Born in Alderson, WV, Bricktop, a singer and dancer, rose to fame as a nightclub owner during the Jazz Age. She opened Chez Bricktop's in Paris in 1926, eventually became the darling of Paris nightlife and was nicknamed the "Doyenne of Café Society.

Rated: PG

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Cathey Sawyer 
Lewisburg, WV
Greenbrier Repertory Theatre Co., Inc. DBA Greenbrier Valley Theatre 
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