Local and National African American Arts Resources

Kuntu Repertory Theatre, Alumni Hall, University of Pittsburgh, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland, 412-624-7298, www.kuntu.org. Venerable African-American student-community theater with occasional professionals.

New Horizon Theater, (412) 431-0773 1303 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, Pa  15203. Second-oldest African-American company in Pittsburgh.  newhorizontheater@yahoo.com

Pittsburgh Playwright’s Theater, Jackman Building, 542 Penn Ave., Downtown, 412-288-0358. Young company mixing African-American and white productions of new and old plays by Pittsburghers; annual Black and White Festival; annual Gay and Lesbian Festival; annual evening of vignettes from August Wilson; other new plays; sponsors and hosts other groups. www.pghplaywrights.com

Black Theatre Companies in Pennsylvania
http://www.bridgesweb.com/blacktheatre/blackcomppa.html


Kuntu & the Rise of Black Theatre
Article from SoulofAmerica.com