In honor of Black History Month, Garrett Popcorn Shops® will donate 10 percent of all in-shop and online gourmet popcorn tin sales (up to $20,000) to the Black Ensemble Theater from now until February 28, 2015. Additionally, during the month of February, Black Ensemble’s Greatest Hits Volume 1 CD will be on sale at Garrett Popcorn Shops® in Chicago, New York, Las Vegas, Detroit and Atlanta ($19.95, plus tax) with 100 percent of proceeds going to support the Black Ensemble Theater.
Founded in 1976, by the phenomenal producer, playwright and actress Jackie Taylor, Black Ensemble Theater is the only African American theater located in the culturally, racially and ethnically diverse north side Uptown community. Through its Five Play Season of Excellence, The Black Ensemble Theater dazzles audiences locally, nationally and internationally with outstanding original musicals that are entertaining, educational and uplifting. The Black Ensemble Theater has produced more than 100 productions and employed over 5,000 artists.
“Black Ensemble Theater is so proud and extremely excited to have such a wonderful partnership with the one and only Garrett Popcorn Shops® – a Chicago tradition,” says Black Ensemble Theater’s Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor. “Black Ensemble Theater will once again be recognized as a national company through the selling of our Black Ensemble Greatest Hits CD’s in Garrett Popcorn Shops across the country including Chicago, New York, Las Vegas, Detroit and Atlanta. Thanks to Garrett Popcorn, audiences can enjoy handcrafted, gourmet Popcorn while experiencing the greatest music in the world as performed by the Black Ensemble Theater.”
For more information, visit www.garrettpopcorn.com.
To learn more about the Black Ensemble Theater, visit www.blackensembletheater.org.