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Before the Theater Communications Group conference, Akiba Abaka, Producing Director of Up You Mighty Race Company and Barbara Lewis, Director of The William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture, spoke to us about the their involvement in the conference and their expectations.
1 Voice, 1 Play, 1 Day, is an awareness campaign of Project 1 Voice, a national performing arts service organization. Their goal is to use one day and one voice to cultivate an audience for black playwrights and to capture the African American experience in theatre.
Contradictions is the first film by award winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson. It examines the role of a benevolent church society in Fair Hope, Alabama and the larger impact such societies have had on Black history.
Juneteenth honors African-American liberation and this year in Boston it will be done through poetry and spoken word.
Animal lovers might appreciate Paper Zoo, which features works by Rembrandt and John James Audubon.