****NOTE Saturday, October 20 the performance of “Sweat and the Gilded Six Bits” will start at 7 pm. There is a reading of Zora Neals Hurston’s new book “Barracoon” from 12 noon to 2 pm. The book reading is free and open to the public, but you must purchase a ticket to see “Sweat and The Gilded Six Bits” show at 7 PM*****
***STUDENT AND MILITARY TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED AT BOX OFFICE WITH A VALID ID*****
Special October 20th guest lecturer and talk back moderator Shawn Anthony Christian
Shawn Anthony Christian is Associate Professor of English and African American studies at Wheaton College in Norton MA. He is author of The Harlem Renaissance and the Idea of a New Negro Reader and has published articles on the Harlem Renaissance, the literature of the long civil rights movement, and African American print culture. A former actor (and occasional director), Shawn has performed in a production of James Baldwin’s The Amen Corner, co-directed a production of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls, and has served as a “post-play” panelist for Trinity Repertory Company in Providence.