L.A.'s Towne Street Theatre Revives Millennium in Black Feb. 12

News   L.A.'s Towne Street Theatre Revives Millennium in Black Feb. 12 The Towne Street Theatre will bring back its Edge of the World Festival production of Harriet Dickey's Millennium in Black on Feb. 12 for a three-week limited engagement through Feb. 27. The production honors Black History Month. Nancy Cheryll Davis is the director.

The Towne Street Theatre will bring back its Edge of the World Festival production of Harriet Dickey's Millennium in Black on Feb. 12 for a three-week limited engagement through Feb. 27. The production honors Black History Month. Nancy Cheryll Davis is the director.

Davis, who conceived Millennium in Black and is the artistic director of Towne Street Theatre, was praised by the L.A. Times for her strong concept and direction of this "passionate call to remember grievances and unite as a community." The cast for the revival includes Lonnie Collon, Kenny Fisher, Trevor Gordon, Vince Isaac, Nancy Renee, Eulynmda Porter, Teressa Taylor and Veronica Thompson.

Dickey was brought to Hollywood from Tulsa, Oklahoma as a contract writer for Aaron Spelling Productions. Her TV credits include "Sirens" and "Goode Behavior."

Towne St. Theatre is located at 799 S. Towne Ave. in downtown L.A. For tickets and information call (213) 624-4796.

-- By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent