Our theatres remain closed to the public. All events and programming are held virtually.

Still We Rise | A Virtual Benefit for Karamu House

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Karamu House Young Professionals Council | Meet the Karamu Board

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Auditions for Youth Summer Arts Intensive

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - Tuesday, May 11, 2021

America's Oldest Black Producing Theatre

Give to the Karamu House Annual Fund

Upcoming Events

Karamu House Young Professionals Council | Meet the Karamu Board

Learn more about the new Karamu House Young Professionals Council and enjoy a virtual networking hour with members of the Karamu House Board of Directors.

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Still We Rise | A Virtual Benefit for Karamu House

This year, Karamu House is commemorating the 100th year anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre with a virtual gala, “Still We Rise,” to be held on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 6PM EDT.

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Community Events

Oberlin College graduates Russell and Rowena Jeliffe opened the Playhouse Settlement in 1915 to offer a place for people of different races, religions, and economic backgrounds to come together through the arts. Today, Karamu House brings together thousands of adults and children every year through community programming and events.

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Arts Education

Karamu House brings together adults and children (of all races and ages) together every year through its arts academy and education programs, including dance, drama and theatre, and vocal performance. The Karamu Arts Academy provides fall and spring semester classes, as well as a summer intensive program. Karamu also partners with local schools and organizations to bring arts education into their programs.

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