Lincoln Heights (tv show)
Ebony Repertory Theatre aims to set 'a high bar'

Wren T. Brown recalls growing up in the 1960s in a modest South Los Angeles neighborhood off a lively Washington Boulevard corridor, invigorated by popular night spots, such as the Ebony Showcase Theatre, the It Club and the Parisian Room. "It was a predominantly black neighborhood, but there was a diverse palette of people, including whites from all over the city, who would come in at night to frequent these hot destinations," said Brown, 44. "The whole area was jumping with all this excitement." After years of working steadily as an actor in films and TV, Brown has returned home to establish the Ebony Repertory Theatre. His newly founded company has taken up residence...