2021–Exciting Programs

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CAUSE CELEBRE

And don’t forget to look at the website

of our sister company,

Food For Thought Productions,

the Award-winning theatre company

which reopens on March 8th. You can

watch the show in person or via Zoom!

www.foodforthoughtproductions.com

Cause Celebre Projects

ROSA’S REGISTRATION RIDE

EXCITING UPDATE:

On February 5, 2021,

Election Day in Georgia,

the RRR traveled to the National Action Network

in Atlanta and presented a taped version of

“When Truth Is Not Enough”, a play about

voter suppression, written by Susan Charlotte,

directed by Antony Marsellis

and starring Sean Dougherty, Ebony Jo-Ann,

Angela Pierce and Dominique Sharpton.

After the audience viewed the show

they went to the famed Ebenezer Baptist Church

and then ended the day by voting!

Description and history of the

Rosa’s Registration Ride

Rosa Parks sits in the front of a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, after the Supreme Court ruled segregation illegal on the city bus system on December 21st, 1956. Parks was arrested on December 1, 1955 for refusing to give up her seat in the front of a bus in Montgomery set off a successful boycott of the city busses. Man sitting behind Parks is Nicholas C. Chriss, a reporter for United Press International out of Atlanta.
Rosa Parks

On February 24th, 2020, at 7:30pm

Cause Celebre and The National Action Network

presented

 ROSA’S REGISTRATION RIDE

at NYC Chapter of NAN in Harlem.

This unique project includes:

When Truth is Not Enough,

a play about voter suppression

by Susan Charlotte,

directed by Tony Marsellis

Starring:

Sean Dougherty, Morgan Hallet

Ebony Jo-Ann, and Dominque Sharpton

SEAN DOUGHERTY & EBONY JO-ANN

This compelling one-act drama was followed by on-site voter registration!

Previous News:

On December 1st, we presented

ROSA’S REGISTRATION RIDE

at the National Action Network’s venue in Harlem

along with a performance of

When Truth is Not Enough, a play about voter suppression.

Their response could not have been more moving!

Francisco Burgos registers to vote
Fransisco Burgos registers to vote

On Firday, September 27th Cause Célèbre

partnered with Democracy Prep Public Schools

to present ROSA’S REGISTRATION RIDE

along with a performance of When the Truth is Not Enough

to over 200 high school students.

The response was extraordinary.

After a deeply compelling Q & A with the cast and writer,

the students went into the field where several hundred

people registered to vote and 400 pledged to register to vote.

The results from one presentation were incredible!

MANHATTAN BOROUGH PRESIDENT’S OFFICE SPONSORED

10 Young People to attend Rosa’s Registration Ride

at the National Action Network on the 1st of December!

WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT!

The most important way to voice your opinion is by VOTING!

The RRR makes that possible.

Your DONATION will help us continue to present

the Rosa’s Registration Ride.

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Cause Célèbre is a Not-For-Profit,

501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Organization.

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EXCITING PROGRAMS IN 2019

Musical Brunch

Upcoming Dates:

TBD

PBS Original Series

Cause Celebre and PBS/WSKG present

Did You Know My Husband?


A television movie which revolves around

losing one’s memory

while gaining an important connection.

The film, directed by Antony Marsellis

and written by Susan Charlotte

premiered on November 8th

and received a tremendous response.


The show was rebroadcast on December 27th on PBS.


Starring:

Emmy nominee Louise Lasser

& Tony Award winner Carole Shelley,

with Catherine Chadwick and Michael Citriniti.

Louise Lasser
Carole Shelly

 

The original score was composed by

four-time Emmy winner Billy Goldenberg.


The play was originally performed on

Theatre Row in New York City.

Previous shows presented by Cause Celebre:

Visit our sister theatre company

Food For Thought Productions