The Magnificent Dunbar Hotel

The Magnificent Dunbar Hotel

The Robey Theatre Company

In Association with the Los Angeles Theatre Center


This World Premiere


Los Angeles 1930-60’s dangerous times for people of color.
Looking for shelter? Welcome to…

The Magnificent Dunbar Hotel

Come with us back to the 30s and 40s on Central Avenue in L.A., where jazz was the music of the day. Sunshine and palm trees, cruising on Central Avenue with ease, where The Duke, The Count, Dorothy Dandridge, Lena Horne performed your favorite songs, and intellectuals debated the politics going on, and where everyday folk felt right at home. Where was this place you might ask, this place to be, that had all that pizzazz, all that jazz? Well, do tell, do tell. Come with us back to The Magnificent Dunbar Hotel!!!

Written by: Levy Lee Simon, Directed by: Ben Guillory


Nov 20 & 21, 2014 at 8pm
Opening Night
(with Reception)
Sat Nov 22, 2014 at 8pm

Show Dates:

Nov 22 – Dec 21, 2014
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8pm
Sunday at 3pm


Los Angeles
Theatre Center
514 S Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Cast (In Alphabetical Order)

  • Jovan Adepo
  • Vanoy Burnough
  • Tiffany Coty
  • Cydney Davis
  • Eddie Goines
  • Julio Hanson
  • Tommy Hicks*
  • Doug Jewell*
  • Melvin Ishmael Johnson
  • Elizabeth June*
  • Kyle Connor McDuffie
  • Jason Mimms
  • Ashlee Olivia
  • Dwain A. Perry*
  • Vanja Renee
  • Kem Saunders*
  • Jah Shams
  • Petal d’Avril Walker
  • Sammie Wayne IV*
  • Rhonda Stubbins White

*Actors appear courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association Commission fees and production support for The Magnificent Dunbar includes a generous grant from the James Irvine Foundation’s Exploring Engagement Fund.

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