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The Black Ensemble Theater is dedicated to the safety of its workers and patrons. We have implemented strict guidelines to help keep everyone safe. This is included but is not limited to social distancing, mask-wearing and no-contact ticketing.

Black Ensemble’s Fridays on the Green
(An Intercultural Music Festival)

Join us as the Black Ensemble Theater celebrates the diverse musical cultures of the Uptown community. Live musical performances of Uptown’s musical gems and some of your favorite Black Ensemble performers. We will be offering tours of the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, as well as food and fun for people of all ages!

*Sponsored by DCASE (FREE)

Dates: July 23 & 30, Aug. 6 & 13

Times: 6:30pm-8pm

Sex in the Summer in the City Series
Playwright Festival

Written by writers in our BPI program. Our Sex in the Summer In the City Series tackles some of the most taboo topics in today’s society. Performances will air on our social media pages.

Sponsored by The National Endowment for the Arts.
Produced by Jackie Taylor. 

Black Ensemble’s Virtual Field Trip
BoBo the Bully

Through music, dance, and conflict resolution skills, the class and teacher learn how to reduce and eliminate the effects of Bobo the Bully. This is a fun show with a powerful message for school-age children. 

Release: Oct. 15th

Black Ensemble’s
Cabaret Productions 

It is time to finally open! The Black Ensemble Theater is excited to open its doors with limited engagement/limited audience productions. Each of these 80-minute cabaret performances puts a spotlight on some of BET’s most loved performers by hearing their stories, and of course, exciting, uplifting music. 

Dates: Oct. & Nov. 2021

Holiday Special

Celebrating the holidays has looked a lot different this past year; the Black Ensemble Theater invites you to join us for a limited capacity performance of our Holiday Cabaret. Hear some of your favorite BET performers sing their holiday hits! 

*If you are not able to make it here, we will bring it to you. Our virtual performances will continue. 

Dates: Dec. 11-12, Dec. 18-19

Saturdays at 8pm & Sundays at 3pm