Fwd: Ron Bobb-Semple One Man Variety Show
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To: Philip Bobb-Semple <bobbphilip@...>
Sent: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 06:39:05 -0500
Subject: Ron Bobb-Semple to donate part of proceeds to the Guyana Flood Relief fund
It is imperative that we reflect on and share the legacy of our forebears who have made significant contributions to our history. The Billie Holiday Theatre will present "Looking Back, Moving Forward: The Spirit of Marcus Garvey," an evening of culture and edutainment with an interlude of drama, poetry & comedy. Featured will be the awe-inspiring cultural and educational presentation of the ideologies and philosophies of Marcus Garvey by veteran performer Ron Bobb- Semple. The legendary Ossie Davis once said of Mr. Bobb- Semple, "You are one of the most gifted performers I have worked with." Presentations will be at The Billie Holiday Theatre, 1368 Fulton Street in Brooklyn, New York, Friday, April 1st through Sunday, April 3rd, 2005. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 4 p.m. General admission is $15 (Adults over 65 years and children under 15 years, admission is $12.) Ron Bobb-Semple was recently seen at The Billie Holiday Theatre in the pivotal role of Durbin Freeman in Joyce Sylvester's A FREEMAN'S HOPE. Some of his other stage credits include the World Premiere of FAMOUS ORPHEUS written by OyamO in collaboration with Garth Fagan, Tony award winner for choreography of THE LION KING on Broadway; Three of August Wilson's plays: SEVEN GUITARS, THE PIANO LESSON and FENCES, the latter, co-starring with Avery Brooks. His film credits include PBS's documentary MARCUS GARVEY: LOOK FOR ME IN THE WHIRLWIND; LOST MONEY and CLOCKIN' GREEN. Mr. Bobb-Semple is the recipient of the Marcus Garvey Awards from the Jamerican Nationals Association and the Marcus Garvey Centennial Committee. Mr. Bobb-Semple will donate part of his proceeds to the Guyana Flood Relief. For further information please call The Billie Holiday Theatre at 718-636-0918/19. Tickets also available at E.N.G Caribbean Vision Center and The Veggie Castle in Queens; Sybil's Bakery at Liberty & 133rd Street and Nubian Heritage on Jamaica Avenue in Queens. Ron Bobb-Semple The Spirit of Marcus Garvey 111-45 141st Street Jamaica, NY 11435 917-754-5189 877-7-MOSIAH (877-766-7424) (toll free for Bookings - USA & Canada) or visit my website at: www.ronbobb-semple.com