Black Theater Festival
Saturday, August 6, 2022, Milwaukee Black Theater Festival
The Nguzo Saba principle is Kuumba, creativity and MILWAUKEE is preparing to celebrate the third
annual Milwaukee Black Theater Festival from August 10-14. The week-long celebration of Black arts
and culture features free and ticketed events throughout each day, including full-production and staged
reading plays, an R&B Gospel fundraiser concert, spoken word and dance performances, and talk-
back and panel discussions. This year’s theme is The Black Family: Generations Speak! presented by
generations of Black artists, includes events for the entire family, acknowledges community challenges,
and encourages everyone to come together now to celebrate Black theater, healing, and unity stories
and put a spotlight on emerging young Black playwrights and professional theater organizations.
Sankofa Council of Milwaukee welcomes guest, Sheri Williams Pannell who will discuss the importance
of black art, artists and black culture as a vehicle to achieve healing and unity. We look forward to a
preview of the celebration as we learn about performance arts by African American authors,
playwrights, poets, musicians, and composers. Program will begin broadcasting at 6pm central time. One can listen by calling (215}490-9832.
The Sankofa Council of Milwaukee Radio broadcast is an affiliate of The Black Reality Think Tank Radio Network.