The inaugural presentation of the TRU DIVERSITY program initiative
(and TRU's return to live performance):
a special free reading in advance of being a selection in
The National Black Theatre Festival in North Carolina.
Monday evening July 25th, 7pm
by Coolidge Harris II
directed by Lawrence Floyd
produced by Janel C. Scarborough
Twists through a century of historical trails land upon a thriving Black community, as all is threatened to be destroyed by a mysterious stranger; a compelling testament of love that orbits the most violent day in Black American history leading up to the Black Wall Street massacre....
*appearing through the courtesy of Actors Equity Association
Bayo* - Stage Manager | Antoinette Tynes - Lighting Designer
Followed by a "dollars and sense" talkback discussion about the development of this and other new works. With Cherine Anderson, director of Marketing & Media Relations for RealEmN Productions (For Colored Girls..., Little Girl Blue, Hadestown, MJ, Paradise Square, Pass Over, Jagged Little Pill), Cheryl L. Davis, general counsel for the Authors Guild and co-founder of TRU; R.K. Greene, producer (The Lightning Thief tour, Farinelli and the King, Terms of Endearment, Rocket to the Moon, A Time to Kill, Peter and the Starcatcher; Gayle Waxenberg, founder/executive director NewYorkRep. Moderated by TRU executive director Bob Ost.
The Actor's Temple
339 W. 47th Street, NYC NY
Due to new omicron variants, we are still following COVID protocols.
Vaccination proof required, and masks must be worn in the theater.