Bryant-Buchanan Productions Incorporated is a C-Corporation, incorporated in 1997 in Alexandria, Virginia, as a full-service theater/arts production company.
Over the years, BBPI has expanded its mission in providing contemporary and traditional theatrical Christian/educational plays and various art programs to a myriad of organizations.While theater production is its main thrust to date, BBPI has broadened its perspective in providing program support in developing worthwhile educational programs ranging from ethnic observances for the military to original script-writing/adaptations, set building, custom stage building, directing, production, sound designs, lighting, etc... In 2014, BBPI expanded its art programming by hosting programs such as christian comedy, celebrity concert series, dance competitions/showcases, and commercial support.
The company leaders have written and produced original programs which have showcased all over the world, and they continue to look for educational and Christian products to present to its patrons. In particular, BBPI has prided itself in working with Pastors of churches and senior executives of major organizations in writing/developing worthwhile educational/Christian programs that meet the intent and needs of the existing leadership’s vision----this has been the single focus of BBPI over the last 8 years---providing personal programmatic support to executive leaders.
To add, these original, yet tailor-made programs have proven singularly effective as fundraising opportunities for churches, which is a strong heartbeat of BBPI---to serve, and to be a blessing to organizations with needs to progress forward and to bless others.
The active staff of BBPI includes the following individuals: Pastor Harvey G. Buchanan, Jr.; Pastor Shatrece W. B. Buchanan; Ms. Sharon Buntin.
Honorary Members include: Ms. Shirley Stephens, Pastor Charles McDonald, Sr.; Ms. Renee Gray; Minister Tamika McDonald, and Susangail Thomas; Laura Bullard, Karen Brantley.
Pastor Shatrece W. B. Buchanan
Founder/Writer/Director/Producer/Program Manager was born in Camden, NJ and is the proud daughter of the late Major General Michael (Ret), Ingred Sherfield and Sylvester Bobby Bryant.
Shatrece is a woman of God whose gifting is to bless and serve others through her creative writing and her ability to manage and produce high-quality programs. Like her mother and grandmother, she is an educator at the core....educating on christian principles, ethnic diversity programs and socially-charging issues fused with God-based healing solutions worthy of healthy discussion.
She’s earned three degrees in Radio, TV and Film(Minors in Economics and Sociology) (Howard, 1991); Masters in Public Administration (Murray State, 1995); Masters in Teaching English (Howard University, 2000), where she later taught at the US WestPoint Prepatory School. There she taught America’s future top military leaders, including the featured star Damien from coach Carter’s film: Coach Carter.
She has performed and showcased many artist; in particular, she performed with Dr. Bobby Jones as a member of the first military choir to perform at the 1995 BJGospel Explosion at the Warner Theater in Washington, DC. Some of her playwriting credits include: Girl, God’s Gonna Luv Ya Anyhow (opened at the Lincoln Theater, 1997); A Thief in the Night (Easter, 2002); When the Soul of A Woman Cries (former title-Mama, Mama Me Ma) (opened overseas in Korea, 2004); Silver Trumpets (opened in Iraq, 2010); Martin Luther King Jr. Skit for Ambassador Young, 2009, GA; Women’s Equality Day Program Manager for Condoleezza Rice, 2009, GA; Martin Luther King, Jr. Program Manager for the Iraq Tikrit University President and Program Manager and Financial Host of the Dance Theatre of Harlem and over 30 additional programs designed for Pastors and executive military/political leaders. Her newest play is entitled, "A Do Right Man," a derivative based on the NY Times Best Selling Author, Omar Tyree's book, A Do Right Man.
Shatrece also teaches churches how to maximize their theater ministries: She has specifically worked with Evangel Spiritual Temple in Missouri in erecting their theater ministry, and she served as the co-producer of EST’s first professional play, “Prince of God,” written by Charles McDonald, Sr.
Shatrece is a retired (effective 1 Feb 2012) US Army LTC of 24 years after earning the rank of PFC (1988) to Lieutenant Colonel. She is married to Pastor Harvey Buchanan, Jr, and is a member of their own ministry, Caring Ministries--Inspiration, Dream Center located in Georgia.
Harvey and Shatrece have four children: LaShea, Aisha, Rashad and their dog, Porscha Jade Buchanan. Shatrece and her husband also have the apostolic covering of Apostle Hubert McDonald in Missouri, who leads Evangel Spiritual Temple.
Pastor Harvey G. Buchanan Jr.
Senior VP of Corporate Development is a native of Muncie, Indiana. He accepted the Lord at age five and answered the call to ministry on April 11, 1994. Rev. Buchanan has preached in Kentucky, South Carolina and in Washington, DC. He has performed with Gospel inspirations such as Dr. Mattie Moss Clark, The Clark Sisters, and Bobby Jones at the 1995 Gospel Explosion at the Warner Theater in Washington DC as the member of the first military choir to perform in this forum.
Rev Buchanan, affectionately known as “Buck or Bruiser or Mr. Buck,” has been the featured soloist with many choirs and groups. His vocals have been compared to ministers such as Dr. Timothy Wright, Fred Hammond and John P. Kee. He is truly a man after God’s own heart, whose core ministry is to serve others through administration, extolling joy, praise and worship.
At the core of his ministry is his ability to encourage others with his infectious smile and joyful countenance. Harvey has served on the ministerial staff and worship teams for the Fort Campbell Gospel Church (Kentucky), Love International Church (VA, Pastor Bonner), Living Word International Church (Neptune, NJ, Pastor Cedric); Faith Family Christian Center in Leavenworth, KS( Pastor Derrick White and Prophetess Katina White).
Harvey currently leads Caring Ministries, Inspiration Dream Center in Hinesville, Georgia. Harvey has had the unique privilege to perform with the professional recording artist/gospel composer/former pro basketball player (and a friend of BBPI), Minister Tyrone Powell and the Friends of Christ.
Harvey is married to Shatrece Buchanan, who is the writer, director and producer of all written products of BBPI. Over the years, Harvey has had the unique privilege to star as lead preacher in productions such as Girl, God’s Gonna Luv Ya Anyhow, where he played in the role as Pastor Williams, premiering at the famous Lincoln Theater in Washington, DC . Harvey also dazzled patrons at Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA and the famous Paramount Theater in Asbury, New Jersey.
Go Ye Therefore and Teach All Nations!” -Matthew 28:19