Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Humanities Forum for Gem of the Ocean

Seattle Repertory Theatre is hosting the last in its new series, Humanities Forum, on April 22. Humanities forum is meant to deepen understanding and allow the audience to express points of view. Seattle Rep staff, scholars and experts in areas related to the play will share their knowledge and lead audience discussions. This series is brand new for the 2006-2007 season.

Seattle Rep Humanities Forum for Gem of the Ocean

April 22 at approximately 4:30pm in the rotunda of Seattle Rep (following the 2pm matinee of Gem of the Ocean)

TOPIC: What is the role of theatre in telling stories of African American history?

Facilitated by Andrea Allen, Director of Education with panelists:

  • Valerie Curtis-Newton, Hansberry Project
  • Sharon Williams, Mahogany Project
  • Tyrone Brown, Brownbox Theatre
  • William Hall, Jr., actor in Gem of the Ocean and co-founder of The Group Theatre

This event is free and open to the public.

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