The evening begins with emerging playwright Aleshea Harris' "What To Send Up When It Goes Down" a play/pageant/ritual response to the death of black people due to racialized violence. A post-performance discussion will follow to invite the audience to engage with what liberation means to us. This reading will be co-produced with The Movement Theatre Company.
What To Send Up When It Goes Down by Aleshea Harris
Directed by Mary Hodges
Featuring: Jehan Young, Kayla Jackmon, Sheria Irving, Beethovan Oden, Justin Sams, Cornelius Davidson, Pamela Monroe, Toccarra Cash, and Xavier Evans.
Please note: the reading will end around 9:30pm, with the optional open discussion to follow.