Justin Emeka Directs at Karamu House
September 27, 2019
Associate Professor of Theater and Africana Studies Justin Emeka directed a production of Paradise Blue by Dominique Morisseau at Karamu House in Cleveland, which runs September 27-October 20.
Justin Emeka Directs Detroit ’67
February 9, 2016
Detroit ’67, a play directed by Assistant Professor of Theater and Africana Studies Justin Emeka ’95, opened at Karamu House in Cleveland, Ohio, February 5. The play runs through Sunday, February 28. Tickets are $37 for adults, $32 for those 62 and older, and $15 for children 6 and younger and college students with valid ID.
Winner of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, Detroit ’67 explores the lives of those affected by the 1967 Detroit uprisings. The music of Motown provides the soundtrack for this story of family, love, struggle, and perseverance. The pay is written by Dominique Morisseau, a rising American playwright. Watch the trailer for the play on vimeo.
Justin Emeka Takes Part in SDC Foundation One-on-One Conversation
November 6, 2015
Assistant Professor of Theater Justin Emeka ’95 took part in a Stage Directors and Choreographers (SDC) Foundation One-on-One Conversation on November 5 at the National Opera Center Recital Hall. Emeka exchanged ideas about process, aesthetics, and how identity shapes art with director, performer, and writer Ruben Santiago-Hudson.
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