November 7, 2012
Cabaret Emigre (About the Play)

A TALE OF TRANSIENT DISLOCATED MESHUGGAH SOULS SHATTERING THE NOSTALGIC PRISM OF THEIR PAST. Cabaret Émigré is a tale of the thirst for liberty which unfolds through the epic journey of displaced Eastern European, African, and Latino Émigrés. American, European, and Nigerian history provides the backdrop for this demanding and complex romp through time. Cabaret […]

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November 3, 2012
Tales of Coming to America Take the Spotlight as Cabaret Emigre Opens Off-Broadway

Sophia Romma’s Cabaret Emigre officially opens off-Broadway on November 3. Directed by Charles Weldon and presented by the Negro Ensemble Company, this unique theatrical event will continue at the the Lion Theatre at Theatre Row through November 18. Cabaret Emigre tells the tale of transient dislocated Meshuggah souls from all walks of life. Their testimonials are told as […]

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November 2, 2012
Photo Flash: Negro Ensemble's CABARET EMIGRE, Opening at Theatre Row, Today

The Negro Ensemble's "Cabaret Émigré," a stageplay by Sophia Romma, will make its debut on November 2 at 8 pm at the Lion Theater in NYC's theater district. A satirical story about emigrants who have traveled to the U.S. throughout the 1900s, the play spotlights a Russian Jew, African, Latino, German and various other émigrés […]

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October 4, 2012
The Negro Ensemble Company Presents CABARET EMIGRE by Sophia Romma

The human, emigrant condition is examined in "Cabaret Émigré," a new play by Sophia Romma, directed by Charles Weldon, to be presented by the Negro Ensemble Companyfrom November 2 to 18 at the Lion Theater, Theater Row. The play contains ten Lewis Carroll-style testimonials that are told as cabaret acts by a collection of émigrés who are primarily Russian […]

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December 25, 2010
Dollee Archives of Romma's plays

Sophia Romma, talented playwright/screenwriter has graduated from the Tisch School of the Arts (Dramatic Writing Program) at New York University with her M.F.A. Her play, "In the Eyes Of Hope" has been produced at the Jewish Repertory Theater and ran in October of 1998 at La MaMa E.T.C., in New York City. Her critically acclaimed […]

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December 4, 2010
Sophia Romma's plays at The Cherry Lane Theatre December 2010 directed by Charles Weldon
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December 2, 2010
The Mire and With Aaron’s Arms Around Me at the Cherry Lane Theater, directed by Charles Weldon.

The Negro Ensemble Company presents: "The Mire" (excerpted) and "With Aaron’s Arms Around Me" (excerpted) at the Cherry Lane Theater, directed by Charles Weldon circa Dec, 2010. Misha Gutkin for Voices of America interviews the director, Charles Weldon and the playwright, Sophia Romma.

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October 4, 2010
Millennium Theater Presents: "The Past Is Still Ahead"
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July 26, 2010
Black Theater Company Tackles Intolerance (Black Radio Network)

NEW YORK -- Negro Ensemble Company (, America's legendary black theater company, will present "With Aaron's Arms Around Me and The Mire," an evening of two one-acts by Sophia Romma, a Russian-American playwright, both on the theme of intolerance. The first play, "With Aaron's Arms Around Me," is directed by Negro Ensemble Company's Artistic Director, […]

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July 22, 2010
A Sweet Word of Advice (Midtown International Theatre Festival)
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