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OnyxFest 2020 to celebrate Black playwrights, characters and lives Oct. 1-10

Africana Theatre of IUPUI co-produces the event, which will include recorded performances BY STEVE MARTIN, originally published in INSIDE IUPUI The importance of Black lives, Black stories and Black theater is the foundation for the Africana Repertory Theatre of IUPUI, or ARTI, a campus-to-community initiative. [editor’s note: ARTI, which co-produces OnyxFest, is an IUPUI Arts […]

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Director Vernon Williams talks about OnyxFest

OnyxFest, the only theater festival in Indianapolis exclusively exhibiting the works of Black playwrights, will be a little different this year because of COVID-19. IndyFringe —  where OnyxFest is based — has adjusted to the pandemic by holding theatrical events outdoors in its pocket park adjacent to the theater building at 719 E. St. Clair […]