ATLANTA: True Colors Theatre Company has announced its 2017-18 season, featuring three productions.
The season will begin with Todd Kriedler’s Holler If Ya Hear Me (Sept 12–Oct 8), featuring music by Tupac Shakur, a musical about friendship, family, revenge, and hope inspired by the music and lyrics of the late rapper. Kenny Leon will direct.
Next up will be King Hedley II (Feb. 13-March 11, 2018), by August Wilson, about an ex-con desperately trying to make a new life for himself selling stolen refrigerators in Pittsburgh in 1985. Jamil Jude will direct.
Following will be Colman Domingo’s Dot (July 17-Aug. 12, 2018), about three grown children who struggle to hold on to the spirit of Christmas as their mother’s memory fades. Leon will direct.
True Colors Theatre Company, founded in 2002, focuses on African-American plays and reinterpreting classic and new works through an African-American lens.