Willie Ann Gissendanner  |  Director, Producer
Willie Ann Gissendanner

Bacherlor or Arts Degree, Paine College Augusta, GA. Occupational Studies Degree, American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York City. Graduate studies, New School for Social Research. Act-So Drama coach. Creator, producer and director of the Act-So Evening of Theater. Member in good standing: Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Radio and TV Artist, and Actors Equity....Continued


Schedule of Upcoming Productions

No New Productions Scheduled

Production History

August Wilson's The Piano Lesson [NAACP Act-So Evening of Theater]  | Open: 06/12/08 Close: 06/15/08 - Producers Club Theatres
The 2008 NAACP Act-So Evening of Theater, celebrating their ninth season, presents to you August Wilson's The Piano Lesson featuring the NYC Act-So Theater Ensemble. Starring Duane Wallace as Boy Willie and Melissa Benjamin as Berniece. Also, they will be performing a tribute to the 40th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The NAACP Act-So Theater Ensemble includes student participants from NYC Act-So and alumni. August Wilson's The Piano Lesson, is a Pulitzer prize winning play for drama. The real beauty is witnessing this historical play performed by young talent to potential perfection. Come and enjoy a wonderful show at the Producer's Club Theater.