Paul Robeson Theatre

Phone Number: 716-884-2013
Address: 350 Masten Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209

Paulette D. Harris.jpgLeadership: Paulette D. Harris, Artistic Director


Mission Statement

The Paul Robeson Theatre is the oldest African American theater in Western New York , founded in 1968 to nurture and showcase the artistic talents of African American playwrights, producers, directors, actors and stage technicians.  In addition to a stage component, the PRT consists of the Paul Robeson Adult and Children's Drama Workshop, and the Paul Robeson Technical Theatre Workshop. The 130-seat theater is housed in the African American Cultural Center ; and the season runs from September to May with an average of four productions. Subscriptions and group rates are available.

2018 - 2019 Season


August Wilson’s King Hedley II
11/09/2018 - 12/02/2018

Native Son
1/18/2019 - 2/10/2019

2nd Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition
2/09/2019 - 2/09/2019

The Sidewalk Stageplay
3/15/2019 - 4/07/2019

Three Sistahs
5/03/2019 - 5/26/2019