The mission of New Route Theater, is to produce professional quality productions using artists who represent the community in all of its diversity. The company's new offering is a festival of three works "Black Voices Matter."
WGLT's Charlie Schlenker talks with Don Shandrow the Artistic Director and Playwright Matty Robinson. Shandrow says multiracial/multicultural theater is important for Bloomington Normal to have available.
Shades by Leola Bellamy opens February 18th at 7:30p.m. Black, by Maya Thompson plays on the 19th at 7:30 in the evening. And Glass Half Black takes the stage February 21st at 2:30 and 7:30p.m. All performances for the Black Voices Matter festival will be at First Christian Church on West Jefferson Street