FOREST PARK (FOX19) -- Cincinnati Black Theatre Co. will perform "Black Nativity - A Musical Celebration of a Holiday Classic" Dec. 13-14 at Word of Deliverance's Family Life Center, 693 Fresno Road, Forest Park.
Langston Hughes wrote "Black Nativity" and it was performed off Broadway for the first time in December 1961. It tells the story of Christ's birth with a black cast. A movie version, starring Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett and Jennifer Hudson, will be released Nov. 27.
General tickets for the Cincinnati Black Theatre's performances of "Black Nativity" are $25 and senior/student tickets are $18. Tickets for a group rate of 10 or more people are $15. All group sales must received by Nov. 29 to get the special rate.
Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13, 2 p.m. Dec. 14 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14.