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Mr. David Barr H. III

Midwest Associate Ad Manager

Johnson Publishing Company , Inc.

HQ Phone: (312) 322-9200

Johnson Publishing Company , Inc.

820 South Michigan Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60605

United States

Company Description

Johnson Publishing Company, Inc., founded in 1942 by the late media pioneer John H. Johnson, is the world's largest African-American-owned and-operated publishing company. The company, headed by President and CEO Linda Johnson Rice, has established busine... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Consultant

Ebony

Board President

Pegasus Players

Affiliations

Board Member
Pegasus Theatre Chicago

Founder
NSO Communications

Member
Black Ensemble Theater Company

Founder
Eight Forty-Eight

Web References (187 Total References)


Black Caesar | Pegasus Theatre Chicago

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This world premiere production of acclaimed Chicago Playwright David Barr's Black Caesar is an African-American adaptation of the Orson Wells film classic Citizen Kane.

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David Barr, III
David Barr, III (Playwright) has been a playwright since his first full length work, The Death of the Black Jesus, was produced in 1986.
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In 1999, David was fortunate enough to have two more productions make their world premieres in Chicago. The first, The State of Mississippi vs.
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David's most recent Chicago production, The Upper Room, premiered at Pegasus Players and it won the 2005 Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Play. He is currently adapting Alex Kotlowitz's award winning novel "There Are No Children Here" (for Pegasus Players) and Charles Johnson's sweeping epic "Middle Passage" (Congo Square Theatre 2008). His next Chicagoland production will be Memphis Soul Stew: The Story of STAX Records (Black Ensemble-Winter 2007)
The JENA Company (New York, New York) produced his Civil Rights docudrama My Soul Is A Witness, where it completed two very successful national tours in 2005 and 2006. David's most recent play with them is another theatrical docudrama titled Jackie, Vi, and Lena and is also produced by the JENA Company.
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David worked as a sports journalist/intern for the Daily Press-Virginian Pilot (Newport News, Virginia) during his college years. He also was a feature writer for Chicago's own EM-EBONY Man Magazine from 1996-1998; a Johnson Publishing Company property. He has worked for EBONY Magazine since 1992 and was a consultant on the award-winning 2005 documentary Paper Trail: 100 Years of the Chicago Defender.
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André had a wonderful time on the Island of Tobago portraying Jackson Phillip in this season's inaugural show Pantomime and is pleased to once again collaborate with David Barr and Alex Levy in Black Caesar.
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Sandra Watson (Kasha Conyers Caesar) is pleased to return and to work with Pegasus Players and David Barr once again.
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His last Pegasus production was BLACK CAESAR written by David Barr.


Board Member and co-adapter David ...

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Board Member and co-adapter David Barr, III Board Member David Barr, III speech | Pegasus Theatre Chicago

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Staff & Board | Pegasus Theatre Chicago

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David Barr, III Secretary & Treasurer


BTAA - BLACK THEATER ALLIANCE AWARDS, INC

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Vincent Williams conceived and collaborated with David Barr and Mamie Till-Mobley in creating The State of Mississippi v. Emmett Till.

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David Barr - The Death of the Black Jesus - The Chicago Theater Company
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David Barr III - Memphis Soul: The Story of Stax Records - Black Ensemble Theater


BTAA - BLACK THEATER ALLIANCE AWARDS, INC

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Vincent Williams conceived and collaborated with David Barr and Mamie Till-Mobley in creating The State of Mississippi v. Emmett Till.

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David Barr - The Death of the Black Jesus - The Chicago Theater Company
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David Barr III - Memphis Soul: The Story of Stax Records - Black Ensemble Theater

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