Jefferson Parish Performing Arts Society

Jefferson Parish Performing Arts Society

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The World is my home

The life of paul robeson

Jan. 23 & 24, 2021

Sat @ 7:30 pm
Sun @ 2:00 pm

Jefferson Performing Arts Center (JPAC)

6400 Airline Drive | Metairie

Written & Performed by Stogie Kenyatta

A one man tribute to the life and career of the great African American bass baritone that celebrates diversity, compassion, African pride, social justice & the music of the Harlem Renaissance.   This entertaining, music-filled show with audience participation highlights his friendships with Albert Einstein, W. E. B. Dubois, Langston Hughes, Cab Calloway, Jomo Kenyatta, Kwame Nkrumah & many others who contributed to the cultural movement known as the Harlem Renaissance.


Season Ticket Info

Purchase a Full or Partial Season Package to the JPAC season. Enjoy a discount off your ticket price, avoid ticketing fees, and keep your seats next season!

If you cannot attend in person, the production of The World is My Home The Life of Paul Robeson will be streamed live on beginning January 23 at 7:30pm CST.

Purchase access for $10!

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About the Artist



Stogie Kenyatta

The World Is My Home: The Life of Paul Robeson is the most requested Pan African show on the American & Caribbean educational circuit about the Harlem Renaissance, diversity & social justice.

Mr. Kenyatta has performed the show in over 100 universities and schools from Yale, John Hopkins and UCLA, from the University of The West Indies to the University of London, as well as the US Embassies in 16 countries around the world, including 10 Caribbean islands. He has performed in the US Virgin Islands, Bahamas, Grand Cayman & Barbados.

Actor-Writer-Director Stogie Kenyatta is Jamaican born, New York bred, of Kenyan ancestry, and is one of the top Pan African teaching Artists in the world. He has appeared in 2 dozen TV shows, sitcoms and movies, most recently in the International hit "JOSEPH", about the Ashanti-Caribbean connection on the 400 year Slavery anniversary which he shot in Jamaica, Accra, & Cape Coast Ghana, West Africa.