El Portal Theatre Announces a New Production of the NAACP Award Winning Play Buffalo Soldier – October 24 to November 30, 2014

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Exciting award winning drama Buffalo Soldier by Mitch Hale opens OCT. 24 – NOV. 30 at the historic El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood.

El Portal Theatre and Focus Media – Johnny Brenner & Robert Keely – proudly present a new revival of Mitch Hale's award winning drama Buffalo Soldier starring Tony Williams, William Catlett, Kendall Johnson, Daniel Billet and Wasim No'mani, October 24th to November 30, 2014 in the historic El Portal Theatre at the Monroe Forum, in the NOHO Arts District, North Hollywood, CA.

This production, directed by Sara Wagner is a reworking of the 1995 NAACP award winning play. The play written by Mitch Hale was originally directed by Jeff Murray at Theater/Theatre in Hollywood and went on to see productions in Seattle, Miami and at Yale.

Buffalo Soldier is stirring drama that takes place when, in the summer of 1874, three soldiers of the “all negro” tenth cavalry and their white commander go on a dangerous reconnaissance mission to establish an outpost in the heart of Comanche territory. Shortly after making camp they inadvertently capture a Comanche brave and soon discover that he is none other than Chief Quanah Parker, the government’s most wanted renegade. As the night grows darker, the life and death stakes get higher. The tensions that erupt are multilevel and multiracial: between the black soldiers and their white captain, between the soldiers and the defiant warrior – and mostly, among the soldiers themselves.

For tickets and information, please call 818-508-4200. http://www.elportaltheatre.com. Press please contact Forrest & Associates at 818-508-0281 rnfrst(at)aol(dot)com.

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El Portal Theatre & Focus Media - Johnny Brenner & Robert Keely
5269 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood, CA .91601        
Buffalo Soldier written by Mitch Hale
Starring:
Tony Williams as Corporal Jofum Wymo            
William Catlett as First Sergeant Isaac Williams
Kendall Johnson as Trooper Benjamin Kewconda
Daniel Billet as Captain Caleb Cooney
Wasim No'Manias Comanche Chief Quanah Parker
Directed by Sara Wagner
October 24th through November 30th, 2014
For tickets and information please call 818-508-4200. http://www.elportaltheatre.com. Press please contact Forrest & Associates at 818-508-0281 rnfrst(at)aol(dot)com

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