Nelsan Ellis to Direct Play in Chicago

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Nelsan Ellis will go behind the scenes this autumn to direct “Hoo Doo Love” at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago. According to the Chicago Tribune, this first production of a new  theater company called The Collective Theatre, made up of six African-American friends who attended high school together in Dolton, Ill., in the 1990s. Along with Ellis, the other founders of The Collective are Francois Battiste, Veronda Carey, Le’Mil Eiland, Metra Gilliard and Jasond Jones.

Performances begin September 22. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the theater’s website.

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  1. Tigerlily_swirl

    August 27, 2012 at 9:26 am

    Good for him, I will be in that area visiting family around that time and I may check it out!