Black Ensemble Theater celebrates 40th anniversary

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This year marks the 40th anniversary of Chicago?s Black Ensemble Theater. (WLS)

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Chicago's Black Ensemble Theater. Founder and Executive Director Jackie Taylor tells us why you'll want to attend this year's gala to catch a performance from a very special guest star and she tells us all about the theater's current production "I Am Who I Am," a look at the life of iconic soul singer Teddy Pendergrass.

I Am Who I Am (The Story of Teddy Pendergrass)

Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center
4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago
September 24 - October 30, 2016

Ticket Prices: $55 on Thursdays and Saturday matinees;
$65 on Fridays, Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees
A 10% discount is available for students, seniors, and groups.

Box Office: Buy online at or call (773) 769-4451

Black Ensemble Theater's 40th Anniversary Gala with a Performance by Special Guest Star Dionne Warwick
Friday, October 14, 2016
Hyatt Regency Hotel - 151 East Upper Wacker Drive
To Purchase Tickets, Contact Shaina Farwell At 773-754-3917. Individual Tickets Cost $300

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