Playwright August Wilson to be featured April 24
WHO: The Straz Center
WHAT: BIPOC Play-Reading Series
WHERE: Straz Center’s TECO Theater
WHEN: Sundays April 24, May 15, at 2:30 – 4 p.m.
DETAILS: The Straz Center’s BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People-of-Color) Play-Reading Series is an integral part of our efforts to be more inclusive and to diversify our artistic offerings. This, in turn, is part of our overall commitment to diversity and inclusivity in all areas of The Straz.
This four-part series offers the dramatic experience of hearing excerpts from plays written by talented local and national writers. A question-and-answer period follows, during which writers can provide insight into their creative processes.
The third event in the series, April 24, will focus on the works of August Wilson, author of Fences, Seven Guitarsand more, and the works of Lorraine Hansberry, author ofRaisin in the Sun.
The last event in the series, May 15, will feature work of an Asian American playwright.
All play readings will be FREE and held at 2:30 p.m. in the TECO Theater. Reservations are required by calling 813.229.STAR (7827) or visiting the website atwww.strazcenter.org/Events/Straz/Shows/Voices-of-the-Community/BIPOC-Playreading-Series and clicking on the show date.
For more information about the Straz Center for the Performing Arts and its upcoming events, visitwww.strazcenter.org.
Events, days, dates, times, performers and prices are subject to change without notice.