By CoCo Harris
An upcoming August Wilson Theater Talk has been announced by Howard University Professor and Director of the August Wilson Society, Dr. Sandra G. Shannon. The event is scheduled for Feb. 20 at the Schomburg Center in New York City.
The title of the event is “Theater Talks: August Wilson Effect.”
According to the NY Public Library website, “Amidst a moment of vibrant re-imaginings of August Wilson’s work, both on stage and screen, this conversation will contemplate the meaning of his work and legacy, explore the practice of contemporary practitioners of stage and screen craft, and imagine the future of the trajectory of black storytelling.”
Featured attendees include:
Producer Kamilah Forbes
Playwright Chisa Hutchinson
Writer, actor, recording artist Carl Hancock Rux
Director of August Wilson’s Jitney currently on Broadway, Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Moderator Dr. Sandra G. Shannon.
For more details and tickets, please visit this link.