Monday, August 16, 2021 (1)

Aug 16, 2021
August 16, 2021
  • National Black Theatre presents "Hands Up: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments" of series of state violence that plagued the USA

  • Aug 16, 2021 at 7:00pm to Aug 23, 2021 at 8:30pm
  • Location: Vimeo On Demand
  • Description:
    This August, NBT will premiere a powerful production that was first introduced in 2015 following a series of state violence that plagued America, as a radio play. HANDS UP: 7 PLAYWRIGHTS, 7 TESTAMENTS  will have its radio play American premiere directed by Jonathan McCrory, NBT’s Executive Artistic Director. The collection of works, originally created and curated by The New Black Fest under the artistic direction of Keith Josef Adkins, was a response to the police shootings of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri among other young Black men and women over the years, including Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Tamir Rice and more. In light of the ongoing unrest in the country, and the current death toll of nearly 1600 black bodies murdered by the cops since Brown’s unforgettable murder, this production will showcase a collection of seven monologues writ
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