TRT DVD Treasures
TRT DVD: "REVOLT IN STORYLAND" (The Musical) is a new musical treat
for young and old!! The familiar characters in the "Tales of Mother
Goose" demand a "Change" in their age-old stories. Mother Goose
refuses, and a revolt ensues. All will enjoy this rousing, hilarious and
fantastical twist, to a frequent, real life, social outcry. "REVOLT IN
STORYLAND" (The Musical), adapted by Dyann Robinson, with music by
Bill Perry and Dyann Robinson, from "REVOLT IN STORYLAND " (The
play) by Marie Moore Lyles.
TRT DVD: "GENESIS” (A RAP OPERA), written by Dyann Robinson with
music by Milton Davis, Jr. The play uses the ancient African style of
rhymed, rhythmic speech, beautiful abstract African robes, and
percussive, electronically derived music, to tell our version of the Bible’s
cultural context, in which it was written so long ago.
TRT DVD: “ROYAL SISTAHS”, written, directed and performed by Dyann
Robinson. This one woman play gives a glimpse into the lives of three
ancient Black African Queens and one female Pharaoh: Hatshepsut,
Pharaoh of Egypt, Nefertiti, Queen of Egypt, Makeda, Queen of Sheba,
and Anna Sousa Nzingha, Queen of Ndongo, later called Angola by the
Tuskegee Repertory Theatre Treasures For Sale
Help support TRT by purchasing one or more of our four beautifully packaged
DVD’s of our original productions or by purchasing a copy of “ LET ME SPEAK
TO THE MAYOR” (The autobiography of Johnny Ford, The First African
American Mayor of Tuskegee, Alabama).
TRT DVD: “THE BROKER”, by Dyann Robinson. Booker T. Washington
was the first Principal, (President) of the school, now known as Tuskegee
University. He was the one who took the first steps in building this great
institution, which became world renown under his leadership.
Considered by many the "Founder", he was in fact, the great "Builder" of
Tuskegee University. Lewis Adams, however, was the cause operating
before the school came into being. He was the one whose action gave
rise to the school that Booker T. Washington first led and built; hence
Lewis Adams can be justly called the true "Founder" of Tuskegee
University. This play tells his story.
TRT DVD: “TOBY’S MY BROTHER & BEETHOVEN TOO”, by Dyann
Robinson. In this historical fantasy, a 1823 slave rebellion, led by a
young slave named Toby inspires three great European artists of African
descent to use their art forms, and their renown as artists, as a way to
fight for their total respect and freedom as men of color. The artists are
Ludwig van Beethoven, Aleksander Sergeevich Puskin, and Alexandre
$20 plus $5 postage & handling. $1 postage & handling
for each additional DVDs purchased. Call (334) 727-6046
to place your order.
Book: “LET ME SPEAK TO THE MAYOR”, The Autobiography of Johnny
Ford, the first African American Mayor of Tuskegee, Alabama. Mayor
Johnny Ford is a TRT Board Member, as well as a TRT company member,
hence his book is a TRT “Treasure”. In his autobiography he presents an
intriguing fact filled text, accompanied by beautiful revealing historical
pictures, making this book a must have for those interested in African
American political history.
TRT DVD: TOUSSAINT” . . . the leader of the only successful slave
revolution in history. . . this great leaders’ tragic dilemma: To keep
allegiance to the France that had broken its promises of “Liberty,
Equality, and Fraternity” for all in the motherland, and in the French
colonies, (made during the French Revolution) while seeking
independent rule and freedom forever for his Black people in the colony
of San Domingo. . . a man both politician and revolutionary, fighting a
war with two faces: one of secret negotiations with the oppressors,
hoping that right would win out, and one of violent military opposition to
the oppressors to keep them from reinstating slavery. In this time of
worldwide revolution, there are lessons we all can learn from the story of
one of the world’s greatest revolutionaries: Toussaint L’Ouverture.