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Dear Friends of Ebony Repertory Theatre,

We trust that you are all well and taking the necessary precautions, in light of this current health pandemic, to avoid any contact with the virus. The staff here at Ebony Repertory Theatre @the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center has been paying close attention to the developments surrounding COVID-19/novel coronavirus. The safety of you, our loyal audience, our staff and our community are our top priority.

We have made a difficult decision, as of this writing, to cancel all activities at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center effective immediately, and continuing until such time as the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health deems it safe to resume inviting you to the theatre.

We will reach out to those patrons who have purchased tickets for any cancelled events. However, please feel free to contact our office directly regarding any tickets you have purchased for any performances affected by this closure. You may email us at or phone the box office at 323-964-9766.

In the meantime, we urge all of you to do your personal due diligence and monitor ongoing events regarding COVID-19/novel coronavirus and how it is affecting our lives.

Following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, here are some actions you can take…

  • Stay at home if you are feeling sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and hot water.
  • Clean and disinfect high-touch areas and surfaces such as counters, tabletops, doorknobs, railings, light switches, toilets, phones, keyboards, remote controls, tablets, and bedside tables.
  • Practice simple social distancing strategies from those who are sick, such as verbal salutations, instead of handshakes or hugs; not sharing utensils, cups, and linens; and keeping a distance of six feet apart.

My Best,

Wren T. Brown
Producing Artistic Director

Best Production of a Musical (Large Theatre), FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE. Acting Ensemble of a Musical, FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE. Choreography, KEITH YOUNG. Direction of a Musical, KEITH YOUNG. Music Direction, ABDUL HAMID ROYAL. Lead Actor in a Musical, OBBA BABATUNDE. Featured Actor in a Musical, ERIC B. ANTHONY AS EAT MOE, ROGELIO DOUGLAS JR. AS FOUR EYED MOE, JACQUES SMITH AS NO MOE, OCTAVIOUS WOMACK AS BIG MOE
Photos by: Craig Schwartz

Photos by: Craig Schwartz
"...Obba Babatundé a master at his craft and his performance is utterly enthralling."
— Broadway World

"Five Guys Named Moe is the most enjoyable show of the year"
— LA Excites
" of the more entertaining experiences available to humanity..."
— Los Angeles Times

" irresistible revival at Ebony Repertory Theatre in LA..."
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