Triangle Performance Ensemble presents its 2021 production of Black Nativity. Come experience a stirring, soulful, gospel celebration about the birth of Jesus Christ based upon Langston Hughes’ version of the Christmas story.


Under the direction of Wendell Tabb and the musical direction of Xavier Cason, audiences in Durham, North Carolina are transported to the momentous birth of Christ. Comprised of both original music and contemporary gospel favorites, the story moves forward to an uplifting, undeniably spiritual celebration.


Join over 100 singers, dancers and musicians for a production that has kept audiences praising and worshipping for the past 15 years! Black Nativity is a wonderful, traditional opportunity for everyone to focus on the true meaning of the Christmas season.  





Opening Night!

Friday, December 17, 2021


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Proceeds will support the

Jeanne H. Lucas Scholarship Fund


Ticket Sales End:

Friday, December 31, 2021

at 11:59 pm

Eastern Time Zone

This event was not recorded live during the

COVID-19 pandemic.


John H. Gattis

Wendell Tabb Theater

on the campus of

Hillside High School

3727 Fayetteville Street

Durham, NC 27707

*PLEASE NOTE: Tickets for 2021 are available online only. To begin a ticket purchase, click RENT VIDEO on the ShowTix4U event page for Black Nativity Durham 2021. Tickets can be purchased BEFORE opening night but access codes to stream the show will not be active until December 17, 2021. Each access code is valid for one 48-hour viewing period. The access code is valid for 48 hours from the time it is first entered/used with ShowTix4U NOT from when the ticket is purchased. The on-demand stream will no longer be available after January 3, 2022, at 12:00 am (ET). This allows 48 hours for patrons who purchase a ticket on December 31, 2021 to stream the production. 


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