Events at Common Ground Theatre

Memorial to Dr. Floyd Gaffney


The African American Masterpiece Series MEMORIAL BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO DR. FLOYD GAFFNEY featuring Francine DeWitt Haynes in Concert JUNE 3, 2012 3:00 PM Free to the Public ( Donations Greatly Appreciated) PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT CGT STARS PROGRAM Paradise Village Theatre, 2700 Fourth Avenue, National City, CA 91950 For more information, please call CGT(619) 255-2318

Facts and Fiction



Masterpieces of African American Literature:
Performance By: Dr. Theresa Ford

Presented in Collaboration with the
Black Story Tellers of San Diego, Inc.
Includes Artwork& Poetry by the late Jihmye Collins

Paradise Village, 2700 4th Street, National City, CA 91950
Free Admission (Donations Greatly Appreciated )

BLACK NATIVITY – A Gospel Song Play









A Gospel Song Play.  Directed by Floyd Gaffney, professor of theatre at the University of California, San Diego.  A Langston Hughes’ play with  27 vocal numbers; a mix of traditional carols, spirituals and gospel songs.  Musical direction by Carol Durgan and choreography by Donald Robinson.





























Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


AFRICAN AMERICAN MASTERPIECE SERIES: January 22, 2012 – “Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,” featuring music by Carmen Spratt Gaffney, traditional African American songs, and dramatic readings of Dr. King’s Speeches by Dr. Dorothy L. W. Smith.