May 23, 2019

Ira Frederick Aldridge was born in New York City in 1807. Aldridge was an American later British actor and playwright. Aldridge is the only actor of African-American descent among the 33 actors of the English stage honoured with bronze plaques at the Shakespeare Memori...

May 1, 2019

 Born in 1884 in Metropolis, Illinois. Micheaux was an author, film director, and independent producer of 44 films and decided to focus his career on writing and film making. In total, Micheaux wrote seven novels; his first book The Conquest: The Story of a Negro Homes...

Grounded Theatre Company strives for learning, and showcasing the wonderful writings, and oration of the African Diaspora. We in the Diaspora can only tell our stories, and we have pioneers in history who have done some great literary and performance works. We would li...

April 15, 2019

 Nina Mae McKinney was born in Lancaster, South Carolina on June 12, 1912. McKinney was a stage and film actress. She made her debut on Broadway as a chorus line dancer in the hit musical Blackbirds of 1928 starring Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. She landed a leading role...

March 8, 2019

We have been getting call after call, email after email about The Slave Narratives. People have been calling to ask when the next time we were to do it again, and...we delivered

. May 10, 2019 we will have an encore presentation of The Slave Narratives.

 Intermission!

The Slave Narratives was a great success and we got some really great feedback from the audience. The Slave Narratives is not over. Keep up to date with further information on the next time The Slave Narratives hit the stage. 

Our cast was and is amazing....

February 13, 2019

Shav’on is a North Philadelphia native and a graduate of the Philadelphia school district. She has been a part of the theatre world

since she was in the sixth grade at the former John Wanamaker Middle School under the direction of Virginia Lam. She went on to do more th...

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