MAGIC — The silhouette of a woman stands in front of a mirror. The reflection in the mirror looks galactic and magical, and is surrounded by Griot figures. Text says,


March 18-21, 2021

Written & Directed by Kiyaana Cox Jones
Choreographed by Randall Anthony Smith

The best-kept secret of a world's fear and Black Girls' Liberation. Magic, a young Black woman, wakes up after an accident, unable to remember what makes her magical. With the help of Griots — Black women who tell their ancestral stories — and her own ancestors, Magic undergoes a quest to find her magic.

This performance will be presented live via Zoom. Attendance is free.

Access the Playbill
Feature Story
Extended Director's Notes Video
Preview Video

Performance Schedule

All times below are Eastern Time (ET)

Thursday, March 18, 7 pm
Friday, March 19, 7 pm
Saturday, March 20, 3 pm
Sunday, March 21, 3 pm

Let's Talk About Magic

An opportunity to have a conversation with the activists and the mind behind Magic
Presented by the Office of Multicultural Life and the Department of Theatre & Dance

Session 1: Multicultural Life: MAGIC Sista Talkback
Friday, March 19, 2 pm

Common Hour Discussion

Robin Riley-Casey, Director of Multicultural Life

Special Guests:
Dr. Leticia Robles-Moreno, Asst. Professor of Theatre & Performance Studies, and Faculty Director of the Sedehi Diversity Project
Ms. Kiyaana Cox Jones, Actor, Writer, Director, and Producer
Professor Randall Anthony Smith, Choreographer, Asst. Professor of Black Dance & Choreography

Session 2: Destiny Women of Color Association Talkback
Saturday, March 20, 3 pm
Post-Show Discussion

Professor Denise J. Hart, Howard University

Special Guests:
Ms. Ashlei Dabney, Emmy Award-Winning Unscripted Television Producer
Ms. Lauryn Whitney, Activitst, Actor, Creator, Producer
Ms. Kisa Wills, Award-Winning Actress, Model, Writer, and Producer
Ms. Kiyaana Cox Jones, Writer & Director of MAGIC