By Mark Dawidziak, The Plain Dealer
on February 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM, updated February 11, 2017 at 11:03 AM
CLEVELAND, Ohio – As a fast-paced summary of a Cleveland theatrical institution’s rich history, “Karamu: 100 Years in the House” succeeds admirably. It is heartfelt. It is often inspiring. And it certainly tells the tale in a lively, engaging and fascinating manner.
CLEVELAND – A staple in the community is now looking to switch gears.
When Jonathon L. Jackson walks on stage, he’s reminded of the greats that have come before him.
Actors and writers like Langston Hughes, Ruby Dee and Bill Cobbs have all passed through or gotten their start at the Karamu House on East 89th Street in Cleveland.
“We are a treasure and have many treasures,” said Tony Sias, President & CEO of the Karamu House.
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Several hundred attended a free event at Karamu House to honor Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, the day to honor the civil rights leader. Inspirational drama, dancers, speeches and singing kept the attention of the crowd.