The latest (#27 no less) in the long running series of 'Northern Soul Connections' from @Kenb
Teens With Talent
Guests on the late Bob Abrahamian's Sitting In The Park radio shows would occasionally mention Teens With Talent (TWT).
The show of that name was first presented Sunday 17th Feb 1963 at the Studebaker Theater, in the Fine Art Building, sponsored by Sears Roebuck Y.M.C.A. The main principles behind that first TWT were Al Johnson & Johnny Nixon. Al Johnson was an Illinois Bell Telephone company employee long associated with youth work in Lawndale and other areas of Chicago's West & South sides
Started in 1965 with $500, Act IV Productions grew out of TWT to be self-supporting/profit making for the 40-60 youngsters making up the TWT 'troupe'. Al Johnson, Ernie Jenkins and James (Jimmy} Hudson (a volunteer worker at the A.B.C. youth center} all took roles. Act IV made records, staged productions, wrote & produced plays and published sheet music. Act IV Productions had offices above ....
Northern Soul Connection #27 ( click twice for best view)
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