Black Nativity


1 hour prior to performance

Penumbra Theatre
270 N. Kent St
St. Paul, MN 55102
Map & Directions


This event is sold out.

Langston Hughes’
Directed by Lou Bellamy
Musical direction by Sanford Moore with the Kingdom Life Church Choir and friends
Choreography by Leslie Parker

Remembrance and renewal.
A beloved holiday tradition is born anew. Hughes’ masterwork returns to our stage featuring familiar faces and new talent, including new lead vocals and choreography, backed by the Kingdom Life Church Choir. Gather with us to remember those we lost this year and welcome those who will carry the torch.

Flex Packages

Order a Flex Package of your choice and receive 10 percent off the regular ticket price, free ticket exchange privileges, and lost ticket insurance. You can purchase online or by calling 651.224.3180 Monday through Friday, from 10am-4:30pm.

Single Tickets
Purchase online or call 651.224.3180 Monday through Friday, from 10 to 4:30pm.

Entrance to this event requires proof of full vaccination or, for those who are not vaccinated, including children, proof of a negative COVID-19 test result. We accept doctor or testing site administered test results only, including PCR test results taken within 72 hours of the event start time, or Rapid test results taken within 6 hours of the event start time. Proof of vaccination may include a physical card or a photo of a complete vaccination card that matches a valid ID. Proof of a negative COVID-19 test may include a printed or digital test result that matches a valid ID. ID required for patrons ages 18 and older only. All audience members are required to be masked inside the venue regardless of vaccination status. Click here to access the most updated information about our health and safety policies.


Tuesday, November 30, 2021 // 7:30PM

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 // 7:30PM

Thursday, December 2, 2021 // 7:30PM

Friday, December 3, 2021 // 7:30PM

Saturday, December 4, 2021 // 2:00PM

Saturday, December 4, 2021 // 7:30PM

Sunday, December 5, 2021 // 4:00PM

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 // 7:30PM

Thursday, December 9, 2021 // 7:30PM

Friday, December 10, 2021 // 7:30PM

Saturday, December 11, 2021 // 2:00PM

Saturday, December 11, 2021 // 7:30PM

Sunday, December 12, 2021 // 4:00PM

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 // 7:30PM

Thursday, December 16, 2021 // 7:30PM

Friday, December 17, 2021 // 7:30PM

Saturday, December 18, 2021 // 2:00PM

Saturday, December 18, 2021 // 7:30PM

Sunday, December 19, 2021 // 4:00PM

Tuesday, December 21, 2021 // 7:30PM

Wednesday, December 22, 2021 // 7:30PM

Thursday, December 23, 2021 // 7:30PM

Friday, December 24, 2021 // 2:00PM