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SEASON 4 IS HERE!

The 4th Annual Obsidian Theatre Festival will be live in Detroit, June 27-30!

MAINSTAGE PLAYS

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MUSICAL THEATRE SHOWCASE

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TICKETS ARE AVAILBLE!

Reserve Today OR Purchase your Festival Pass!

MISSED A SEASON?

Watch this clip from Season 3

"The Underground Color Wheel"

by Cris Eli Blak

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WILL WE SEE YOU AT IMPACT?

The inaugural GhostLight Arts Initiative launches on Monday June 24th.  This 3-day conference brings together artists, educators, community members and funders to amplify the work of Detroit's performing arts community, contributing to the growth of a thriving arts ecosystem.

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ABOUT OUR
FESTIVAL

There exists an enduring legacy of storytelling within the Black community. Actors, writers, musicians, and dancers, capture the richness of Black stories, moving beyond stereotypes and tropes. The Obsidian Theatre Festival exists to
uplift both stories as well as storytellers, and
firmly believes in the power of art to change lives.  

SUPPORT THE 
FESTIVAL

There are so many ways you can get involved. And an effort this expansive can only be accomplished if we all come together.  Help us make this a reality and Support The Festival Today.

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Dan Meyer, Playbill

The free program features emerging Black artists, actors, directors, and playwrights from Detroit.

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Paula Tutman, WDIV

The Obsidian Theatre Festival is available for anyone to watch the original productions. They were created in Detroit and meant to enlighten, entertain and offer work for the theater community.

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American Theatre Editors

This year in-person offerings and a musical theatre showcase have been added to the Detroit festival uplifting Black stories and playwrights.

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Tia Graham, WDET
Culture Shift

The festival is dedicated to Black storytelling through theater, music, dance and other creative mediums.

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