Take your Christmas celebrations back to the beginning, quite literally, at PassinArt: A Theatre Company’s ongoing gospel-play performance of Black Nativity.
The production, by Langston Hughes, is currently in its fifth year, and is a special holiday retelling of the famous nativity story.
What makes this play especially unique is that traditional Christmas carols are performed in an “uplifting gospel style,” according to a release from the theatre.
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The production was first performed off-broadway in 1961, making it the first play written by an African American to ever be staged for an audience.
This must-see holiday event is ongoing until December 15. Tickets are on sale now.
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Black Nativity 2019
When: Now until December 15, 2019
Time: Check times here
Where: Bethel AME Church, 5828 NE 8th Avenue, Portland
Admission: General admission is $25. Buy tickets here.