Born here in Chicago in 2015, Black Lives, Black Words gives voice to contemporary African American theatre artists investigating the question ‘Do black lives matter today?’ This event will be a one night, script-in-hand 10-minute play festival including monologues and spoken word featuring the work of Northwestern School of Communication students.
Monday, February 27, 2017 at 8:00pm
at Ethel M. Barber Theater | 30 Arts Circle Drive Evanston, IL 60208
The BLBW project, founded by Reginald Edmund, has been held in multicultural cities around the world including Chicago, Minneapolis, Charlotte, Baltimore, Washington DC, London, UK; featuring the work of Nambi E. Kelley, Kristiana Rae Colón, David Barr III, Reginald Edmund, Shepsu Aakhu, Aaron Todd Douglas, Marsha Estell, Theresa Ikoko, Sha Cage, Idris Goodwin and many more. Prior to now the project has only been produced professionally, making this the first time BLBW would be produced at a University.
Hosted by Reginald Edmund (BLBW founder and curator), Aaron Todd Douglas (BLBW Associate Artist and member of NU Acting faculty) and Laura Schellhardt (Head of NU Playwriting Program).
This event is FREE and open to the public. To RSVP, click here.
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