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Poster for Negro Ensemble Company Inc No Policy No Justice an evening of one-acts. The aftermath of violence and healing March 20 - 28, 2024

No Policy No Justice

An evening of one-acts The aftermath of violence and healing

MARCH 21 - 28

At “LA MAMA Shares”
74 East 4th Street
LA MAMA Shares provides theater space for non-curated productions


Recent Productions

Window Card for Zooman and the Sign presented by Penn Arts Live and The Negro Ensemble Company
Artwork © 2024 Cris Eli Blak

Penn Live Arts and The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc.

Zooman and the Sign

A new rendition from the NEC Cannon

February 15-18, 2024

Harold Prince Theatre/Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
University of Pennsylvania
3680 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Mecca is Burning World Premiere Poster 2023, produced by the Negro Ensemble Company, in conjunction with their residency at Penn Live Arts
Artwork © 2023 Tatiana Perry

Mecca is Burning

World Premier produced by the Negro Ensemble Company, in conjunction with their residency at Penn Live Arts

AUGUST 10 – AUGUST 20, 2023

Harlem School of the Arts

Tickets from $30

Artwork © 2023 Damita Miles


Winner of Negro Ensemble Company, Inc’s 2022 Emerging Playwrights Competition

JULY 21, 2023 – AUGUST 6, 2023

At 59E59 Theaters

Tickets from $25

Our Voices Our Time One - Act Play Festival

Patrons and Friends:
NEC is Postponing the remaining performances of Our Voices, Our Time due to a positive COVID-19 test within our company. We hope to remount the final performances in the near fhture. We will provide uodates via our website and social media platforms when dates are confirmed.

NEC Residency @ Penn Live Arts At The University of Pennsylvania

Our Voices Our Time One-act Play Festival

NEC’s Cutting Edge Playhouse Presents: Emerging Playwrights Competition

Four plays by skilled and creative artists staged In May 2022
Dates for all performances announced; get your tickets now

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Lambs to Slaughter

A new play by Khalil Kain infused with poetry and a live percussive score

Opening night Friday, June 17, 2022 @ 8pm
at the Cherry Lane Theatre