La MaMa Blogs: Experiments Play Reading Series: SHADOW

Monday, February 10, 2014

Experiments Play Reading Series: SHADOW

George Ferencz curates a festival of concert play readings celebrating Black History Month.

Thursday, February 20th at 7:30pm
by Calvin Alexander Ramsey
directed by George Ferencz
Negro Female WACs stationed at Fort Devens outside of Boston Massachuetts during World War II staged a work stoppage strike that caused a national uproar,and the court martial trial that followed.Were these women heroines or traitors to their race and country ? You decide as the country did.

Friday, February, 21st at 7:30pm
by James Anthony Tyler
directed by Melissa Maxwell
When Professor Calvin Jones moves his 82-year-old ailing southern father, Donald Jones, into his Harlem penthouse an argument over breakfast food turns into a generational clash over race, opportunity, and a decision that Calvin made years ago.

Saturday, February, 22nd at 7:30pm
by Leah Maddrie
directed by Melissa Maxwell
Middle age meets middle school in the Midwest in this poignant comedy about memory, change, and bean bag chairs.

Sunday, February, 23rd at 2:30pm
by Owa
directed by George Ferencz
Two men in 1930’s Mississippi during a storm confront the meaning of love and sexuality in a community ultimately defining their fate.

Free Admission

There will be a talkback with the author following each reading.

For information and free reservations: Click Here

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