About Our Plays

The Tuskegee Repertory Theatre, Inc. repertoire to date, reflects its mission: The company has presented “GOD'S TROMBONES” by James Weldon Johnson, with choreography and staging by Dyann Robinson; “I FEEL LIKE ME” (The autobiography of politician Johnny Ford, and dancer/choreographer/playwright Dyann Robinson, told through their reflections on their historical mentors. The play features a live orchestra and singers, directed and choreographed by Dyann Robinson; ‘LONELY EAGLES (The Tuskegee Airmen Meet Josephine Baker)” by Dyann Robinson with Johnny Ford, directed and choreographed by Dyann Robinson; “MOTON, A MOMENT OF CRISIS” (The Story of the Creation of the Veterans Administration Hospital for Negroes, in Tuskegee, Alabama) written and directed by Dyann Robinson; ‘RUN JOHNNY RUN” (The Story of Johnny Ford, the First African American Mayor of Tuskegee, Alabama), by Johnny Ford and Dyann Robinson, directed by Dyann Robinson; “THE WIVES OF BOOKER T.” written and directed by Dyann Robinson; GENESIS (A Rap Opera) written and directed by Dyann Robinson, original musical score by Milton C. Davis, Jr.; “PURLIE”, based on the play “PURLIE VICTORIOUS”, by Ossie Davis, directed by Dyann Robinson, and performed with live orchestra; REMEMBERING “SAMMY”, (The Story of Sammy Leamon Younge, Jr., the Tuskegee Institute Student Who was the First Student Killed in the Civil Rights Movement), written and directed by Dyann Robinson; “ROYAL SISTAHS”, a one woman show, written , directed , and performed by Dyann Robinson. (The story of four ancient, great, Black African queens); “THE COTTON CLUB COMES TO ‘SKEGEE”, an historical musical, written, directed, and choreographed by Dyann Robinson, and performed with live orchestra, and “TOBY'S MY BROTHER AND BEETHOVEN TOO!!”, (The story of slaves, and great artists, in the mid 19th century, all struggling to “run free”), written and directed by Dyann Robinson. 

All costumes for Tuskegee Repertory Theatre, Inc. are by CLINTONIA.

TRT - Repertoire

Can't Shake Hands with the Devil

Tuskegee Rising

Snipe's World

TOUSSAINT

LONELY EAGLES

AN EVENING WITH ELLINGTON, THE DUKE

ROYAL SISTAHS

THE BROKER

TOBY'S MY BROTHER & BEETHOVEN TOO!!

REVOLT IN STORYLAND

THE COTTON CLUB COMES TO 'SKEGEE'

THE WIVES OF BOOKER T

REMEMBERING “SAMMY”

RUN JOHNNY RUN

MOTON, A MOMENT OF CRISIS

GOD’S TROMBONES & PURLIE

All photographs for Tuskegee Repertory Theatre are by Silvia, Hawkins Studio.