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The Karamu House, The Cleveland Shakespeare Festival & Mamai Theatre Company

Photo Credit to: The Cleveland Memory Project-Karamu House

Dee Perry celebrates the 100th anniversary of The Karamu House, the oldest African American Theatre, with founders' son  Dr. Roger Jelliffe.  Then, a musical showcase of The Cleveland Shakespeare Festival's T he Life of Timon of Athens, with original songs by Gary Lee . Plus, Bernadette Clemens and Meghan Grover from The Mamai Theatre Company, share a scene from their current production,  Three Sisters.




Dr. Roger Jelliffe- Cardiologist

David Hansen- director

Brian Pedaci- actor

Bernadette Clemens- Co-Artistic Director/Producer of Mamai Theatre Company

Meghan Grover- actress of Mamai Theatre Company


Dave DeOreo is coordinating producer for Ideastream Public Media’s arts and culture team.