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Karamu: 100 Years in the House

26m 46s

Chronicles the incredible story of the oldest African-American performing arts theater in America, the Karamu House in the historic Fairfax neighborhood of Cleveland. This documentary highlights the key players, productions and claims to fame over the 100-year history of Karamu House.

Aired: 02/16/17
The Cleveland Orchestra with the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Chorus perform.
The Cleveland Play House flourishes as a nationally recognized theater.
The Cleveland Orchestra in concert.
The efforts to restore violins recovered from the Holocaust.
Designed to prepare students for their Education Concert field trip to Severance Hall.
An eclectic group of volunteers sprang into action to save these historic theaters.