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The Negro Ensemble Company Inc.

I am very proud to announce that the Negro Ensemble Company has been selected to present five performances of "A Soldier's Play" (June 26-30, 1984) at the Olympic Arts Festival in Los Angeles. These performances of Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize winning drama will mark both the second appearance of the Negro Ensemble Company at an Olympic Arts Festival and the end of the first year of the NEC's national tour of "A Soldier's Play." By next June, the play, which opened in Chicago in June 1983, will have visited 16 major cities in the United States. It is estimated by the end of the tour more than 250,000 people will have witnessed this remarkable drama.

Basil Paterson

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Board of Directors

Basil A. Paterson, Esq.
Suozzi, English & Cianciulli

Douglas Turner Ward
President & Artistic Director

William Aiken
Main Hurdman

Lee A. Archer, Jr.
General Foods Corporation

Arthur Barnes
New York Urban Coalition, Inc.

Dr. Roscoe Brown
Bronx Community College

Clifford E. Gates
Revlon, Inc.

Alfred Geller, Esq.
Geller Media Management

Lucius P. Gregg
Citibank, N.A.

Robert Hooks

Pazel G. Jackson
Bowery Savins Bank

Martin Kreston
Doyle Dane Bernbach

Dr. Mathilde Krim
Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Researcher

Gerald S. Krone
Geller Media Management

Edward Lewis
Essence Communications, Inc.

DaVida Lofton
NEC Volunteer Committee

Robert McMillan
Avon Products, Inc.

Robert A. Monroe
Summit Sales Company

Gil Noble

Benice Powell
Coalition of 100 Black Women, New York Chapter

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