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The nation’s pre-eminent African American theater company sits in a quiet St. Paul neighborhood where its intimate stage has been home to some of the most varied, piercing art in the country. The annual holiday show Black Nativity is a crowd-pleaser.
Highlights have included signature productions of playwright August Wilson, who crafted some of his great works in association with the company. Penumbra also regularly offers education for young people, community dialogue, and study guides for its plays that delve into the rich history and complex legacy of the African American experience.
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