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Anthony Bean Community Theater

Dwight Morrison and Tony Felix in 'Give Up the Funk'

Established in the spring of 2000 to meet the demands of New Orleans-area residents interested in learning and participating in dramatic art, Anthony Bean Community Theater and Acting School is a professional theater company that provides an open-enrollment school for children and adults. It is a rare breed in the southern region, offering a fully operational day and evening school in dramatic arts, including acting, stage design and management. Upcoming Performances: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays; see the Web site or call the theater for times and updated information. Jamal’s Special Christmas Gift | Dec. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21. World premiere of a hip hop Christmas story by Anthony Bean. As the world prepares to celebrate Christmas, an inner-city youth petitions God to change the world for the better or step down off his throne and let someone else run it. The lesson he learns on his quest will alter his life forever. A Song for Coretta | Jan. 16-Feb. 8. A group of ladies pays tribute to Corretta Scott King.

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