Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre at Noyes Cultural Arts Center
927 Noyes St., Evanston, IL 60201 (east of Ridge Ave.)
847-866-5914 / email@example.com
Founded in 1979, under the name of the Foster Community Theatre, Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre has been thrilling audiences with over three decades of unique, inspirational and invigorating African American and African Diaspora-centered storytelling. From original plays to the best of Broadway, Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre remained committed to supplying the very best in theatre. "Umoja!! ….Working Together in Unity" is the foundation from which FJT began and continues to thrive!
It is our mission to present powerful, thought-provoking, community-centered Theater Arts programming with a commitment to diversity and creative excellence. We are dedicated to providing a nurturing and creative environment for directors, playwrights, set, light, and costume designers, as well as for experienced and novice performers. In this positive environment, they can develop their skills and fully express their talents.
The Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre is funded in part by the Illinois Arts Council, A State Agency.
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Enjoy three plays and two concerts, along with other specials announced during the season. These Premium Gold Member Cards make great gifts, even if that gift is for you. Shows and Concerts take place from June-August at 3:00pm or 7:00pm. For more information call 847-866-5915. Purchase your Premium Gold Member card online now!
Summertime Season 2019
Concert Series 2019
Crossroads Blues Festival
Featuring Nuwki Nu & The Nu Blues Band
Enjoy the amazing sounds of a true America art form. This concert is not to be missed if
you are a true lover of blues music.
Black Voices of Opera
Featuring Joelle Lamarre
Experience a musical journey like no other as Ms. Lamarre’s amazing vocal range guides you
through many operatic compositions by Black female composers.
FJT Wine & Dine 40th Anniversary Gala
Once in a blue moon will there be a musical virtuoso like Mr. Robinson;
Twenty-five years after Reginald Robinson’s emergence as a young, self-taught
pianist and composer, he has become an internationally recognized pianist, recording
artist and educator. Witness his genius up close as he performs his vast range of
musical compositions including Ragtime-Latin-Calypso-Jazz and more. There will be
a pre & post-concert reception with delicious hors d oeuvres,fine wine, sparkling champagne,
decadent desserts and a DJ spinning tunes so we can dance the night away.