Black Ensemble Theater Presents: The Marvin Gaye Story

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsBlack Ensemble Theater announces the World Premiere of The Marvin Gaye Story (Don’t Talk About My Father Because God Is My Friend), written, produced and directed by Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor. The Marvin Gaye Story will be presented at the new Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, May 11 – July 29. Marvin Pentz Gaye Jr. is considered to be one of the greatest talents to come out of the Motown dynasty, with a career spanning over three decades. His sound began with Doo Wop in the ‘50s, and moved to Rhythm and Blues in the ‘60s, political awareness in the ‘70s, and sophisticated soul in the ‘80s. He was also the winner of two Grammy Awards including Best Vocal Performance for “Sexual Healing” in 1983. To purchase tickets, visit or call 773-769-4451.

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