Day of Absence - Zoom Virtual Reading Theatre (FREE & open to ALL) - Fri. May 7, 6:30pm ET
DAY OF ABSENCE is a racial and cultural satire about an imaginary Southern town where all of the Black people have suddenly disappeared.
We invite you to join us for our virtual reading of Douglas Turner Ward’s classic 1965 play, Day of Absence.
Day of Absence is a racial and cultural satire about an imaginary Southern town where all of the Black people have suddenly disappeared. The only ones left are sick and lying in hospital beds, refusing to get well. Infants are crying because they are being tended to by strange parents. The Mayor pleads for the President, Governor, and the NAACP for support and relief. On a nationwideView more
This event is FREE and open to all who register.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- May 7, 2021 at 06:30 pm (Fri)
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We invite you to register for this event using Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3syHYGwThe Zoom link will be emailed 24 hours before the start of the event.Post-Show EventWe invite you to join us on Saturday May 8 (2pm) for a ‘Meet the Cast’ and Audience Q&A event. This brief gathering will be facilitated by Dr. Khaula Murtadha who will be joined in conversation with playwright and professor, Dr. John Scott, a long-time friend and associate of the last Douglas Turner Ward.Zoom link for the ‘Meet the Cast’ event is: https://iu.zoom.us/j/87907121187