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Making Micheaux

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents
Prospect Theater Company’s original production of


Music by Alphonso Horne
Book & Lyrics by Jesse L. Kearney, Jr.
Directed by Jeffrey Page
Starring Aaron Marcullus
Alphonso Horne, Endea Owens, Mathis Picard, and TJ Reddick
Director of Photography Brian Bon

Chicago, 1918.
Oscar Micheaux stands at a turning point in his life: Facing down a world which denies him a place in the narrative, what path will he take? This original jazz musical-on-film is inspired by the life of America’s first major Black filmmaker, Oscar Micheaux.

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Estimated Run Time

15 minutes
Closing Soon
Apr 22 - May 16, 2021
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