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On Saturday, June 15, 2019, Willard E. Pugh turns 60! And… Ebony Repertory Theatre begins its 10th Anniversary Celebration. Both events happen at Harpo’s Juke Joint aka Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, 4718 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca 90016. The party begins at 8pm and goes until the lights go out! We hope you will join us for a night you will never forget… and remember, “… It’s gonna rain on your head” if you’re not there!


A NIGHT YOU WILL NEVER FORGET at Harpo’s Juke Joint CELEBRATING WILLARD PUGH’S 60TH BIRTHDAY. PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT EBONY REPERTORY THEATRE. SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2019 – 8PM. “Its gonna rain on your head” if you’re not there! Willard E. Pugh /Harpo of the Film “The Color Purple” The All-Star Band 
Special Guests:  Táta Vega – Vocalist, Roy Gaines – Legendary Guitarist, Mariea Antoinette – Harp, Soléh Brewer – Musical Director, Anthony Strigglers – Keyboards, Darryl Crooks – Guitar, Michael Henderson – Bass, Mark Allen Felton – Saxophone, Russell Peppers – Drums, Eric Butler – Trumpet, Victor Orlando – Percussion, Richard Heath of The Brothers Johnson and many more. Special Guest Comedienne Roxanne Reese!


BRAVO! FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE RECEIVES 10 OVATION AWARD NOMINATIONS. Cast of Five Guys Named Moe
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 ...is 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
"...one of the more entertaining experiences available to humanity..."
— Los Angeles Times

"...an irresistible revival at Ebony Repertory Theatre in LA..."
— Los Angeles Times

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