“Confederates” Stage Reading + Community Discussion
January 16 2024
Hosted By: The Union for Contemporary Art
On Tuesday, January 16 join us at 7PM The Union for Contemporary Art will mark the National Day of Racial Healing with a stage reading and community discussion of "Confederates" written by Dominique Morisseau.
"Confederates" is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com
Two Black American women – an enslaved rebel and a professor at a contemporary university – are having parallel experiences of institutional racism, though they live over a century apart. Tony-nominated playwright Dominique Morisseau's exacting new play explores the reins that racial and gender bias still hold over American educational systems today.
Lisa Israel – Sandra
Nina Washington – Sara
Olivia Howard – Jade & Luane
Mackenzie Zielke – Missy Sue & Candance
Shae'Kell Butler – Malik & Abner
Zoella Sneed – Stage directions
This production of Confederates is presented free to the public, though space is limited. Those who would like to reserve a ticket in advance can purchase one for $5 at the event link.