CommUNITY ARTSreach puts on Black Nativity

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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- If you're looking for an example of people coming together there's a really good one in Roanoke.

It's called Black Nativity by Langston Hughes.

Black Nativity is a retelling of the classic Nativity story with an entirely black cast.

Originally written by Langston Hughes, the show was first performed Off-Broadway on December 11, 1961, and was one of the first plays written by an African American to be staged there.

The details:
Saturday 6 p.m. doors open 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 5 p.m. door open 4:30 p.m.
St. Paul Church
502 Gilmer Avenue
Roanoke, Va.