Theatre Roundtable Awards 2018

We are pleased to announce that PAST Productions Columbus’s TWO OLD BLACK GUYS JUST SITTING AROUND TALKING has been nominated for the annual Theatre Roundtable Awards. The nominees are EXCELLENCE IN DIRECTION FOR A PLAY-Patricia Wallace-Winbush, EXCELLENCE IN A LEAD ROLE IN A PLAY- Tony Roseboro, EXCELLENCE IN A LEAD ROLE IN A PLAY- Truman Winbush, Jr., and OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A PLAY.

These awards recognize excellence in the theatrical arts for Theatre Roundtable member theatre companies for their productions in 2017. The winners of these awards will be announced at our annual Awards Ceremony at the JCC on January 28.

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TWO OLD BLACK GUYS JUST SITTING AROUND TALKING by Gus Edwards

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TWO OLD BLACK GUYS JUST SITTING AROUND TALKING by Gus Edwards.  Henry (Tony Roseboro) and Abe (Truman Winbush, Jr) share a park bench and little else.  They spar over a long-standing feud that has intensified over many years.  Performances 7 pm November 3, 4,10 &11 and at 2 pm on November 4, & 11 at the Columbus Performing Arts Center.  549 Franklin Ave. Columbus, Oh 43215. 

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Truman Winbush, Jr. and Tony Roseboro

TWO OLD BLACK GUYS JUST SITTING AROUND TALKING by Gus Edwards comes to The Columbus Performing Arts Center’s Van Fleet Theatre 549 Franklin Ave. Columbus, Oh 43215 November 3, 4, 10, &11 for 6 performances only.

Henry and Abe are two elderly men who just can’t stand each other.  They share a park bench and stage a daily sparing match over growing older, a past romance with the same woman, and a bond neither one of them really understand.

Director Patricia Wallace-Winbush returns to stage the two act comedy/drama. 

The cast includes Tony Roseboro as Henry, and Truman Winbush, Jr. as Abe.

Tickets are available at the door or at http://www.brownpapertickets.com

More information at (614) 558-7912

 

Ceremonies In Dark Old Men

PAST Productions Columbus is proud to present Ceremonies In Dark Old Men by Lonne Elder III June 2-10 for 6 shows only.  It will be performed at The Columbus Performing Arts Center’s Van Fleet Theatre 549 Franklin Ave.  Performances will be on Friday June 2, 3, 9, & 10 at 7 pm and on June 3 and 10 at 2 pm.  Tickets are $20 and are available at the door and online  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2864079

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Ceremonies In Dark Old Men cast Ricardo Jones, David Johnson, Taylor Moss, Lisa Shephard, Scott Porter, William Winbush, and Cheyanne Tutt

 

Theatre Roundtable Awards

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The Cast of Two Trains Running standing L-R Scott Porter, Lisa Shepherd, Vince Mason, Tony Roseboro. seated L-R Truman Winbush, Jr., David Johnson, Guy Jones

PAST Productions Columbus is honored to be nominated for four Theatre Roundtable awards. Excellence in Direction – Play Patricia Wallace-Winbush – Two Trains Running, Excellence in a Lead Role – Play (Male) Tony Roseboro – Two Trains Running, Oustanding Ensemble in a Play Two Trains Running, Outstanding Production of a Play-Two Trains Running.  The awards will be held on Sunday January 29 at The Jewish Community Center 1125 College Center, Columbus, Oh 43209.  Tickets available at http://www.theatre-roundtable.org/