Learn more about the numerous exciting entertainment events taking place here at Black Spectrum. From theatre and dance to music, we present a wide range of performing arts opportunities.
Professional Theatre Production
Crowns: A Gospel Musical
A versatile musical packed with uplifting gospel music, Crowns is a coming of age story about a 17-year-old girl named Yolanda who is struggling with the loss of her brother. Her relationship with her grandmother is rekindled when she is sent to South Carolina to find refuge. She is emotionally healed when a group of women shares their stories of survival, success, and faith – personified through their church hats. Based on the best-selling book Crowns.
Dates Fridays and Saturdays, May 17th – June 1st @ 8 p.m. Sundays, May 19th – June 2nd @ 4 p.m.
BSTC is funded in part by NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs; NY Community Trust; National Endowment for the Arts; NYC Parks & Recreation; NYC Black, Hispanic & Asian Caucus; NYC Councilman Daneek Miller; NYC Councilman Donovan Richards; Councilwoman Adrienne Adams; Assemblywoman Alicia Hyman; New York State Senator Leroy Comrie; NYC Dept. of Youth & Community Development; NYC Transit Authority Donations Committee; Carver Bank; Local Union 1199; and NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs Coalitions of Theatre of Color , NYC Cultural Immigrant, and Anti-Gun Violence Initiatives.