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The Billie Holiday Theatre

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The Billie Holiday Theatre (The Billie), founded in 1972 by Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, is an OBIE and AUDELCO Award-winning theater devoted to the discovery of world-class storytelling with a focus on stories for, by and about people of African descent with 3-4 productions annually. The Billie presents, promotes and sustains art that reflects the definitive issues of our time in and through all of its forms of expression, especially drama, and including jazz, opera, ballet, film, poetry, and other forms of intellectual and instructive entertainment; to produce and stimulate performances or theatrical productions of all kinds with a focus on, but not limited to the African American experience; and to commission and premiere original works.


Productions (6)

Ends Nov 24 Reparations NYC: Brooklyn
87 31 reviews

In this world premiere, a recently widowed white book editor invites a younger black writer to her apartment, only to find that a night of passion turns into a tumultuous morning-after.

Already closed TALK | How Race Still Enslaves... NYC: Upstate New York
- 0 reviews

How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul, a conversation with Dr. Eddie Glaude

Already closed Dot (Billie Holiday Theatre) NYC: Brooklyn
80 26 reviews

Colman Domingo's dramedy grapples with aging parents, midlife crises, and the strength of family.

Already closed A Small Oak Tree Runs Red NYC: Brooklyn
79 22 reviews

Inspired by the true story of the 1918 lynching rampage that followed the death of plantation owner Hampton Smith, this New York premiere offers an unflinching look at one of the shameful periods in US History. 


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Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, United States
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New York City, New York, United States
cannot dance, cannot sing, cannot act....... but love theater location should read Brighton Beach, Brooklyn
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Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, United States
I can never get enough theater! I get to see about 60 productions a year, from off-off-Broadway on up. My favorites are the Bushwick St... read more
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