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Meet the Artists of “Freedom Summer”

July 13 | 7:00 pm

Jackie Alexander, NC Black Repertory Company Artistic Director

MEET THE ARTISTS OF FREEDOM SUMMER

In advance of NC Black Repertory Company’s production of Freedom Summer, streaming on Thursday, July 15 as part of An Appalachian Summer Festival, NCBRC Artistic Director Jackie Alexander moderates this behind-the-scenes panel discussion with playwright Cynthia Grace Robinson and the leads of her powerful Civil Rights-era drama, Nikyla Boxley and Mariah Guillmette.

For more information about Freedom Summer and to purchase tickets for the virtual production, visit the event page.

LOCATIONS:
Livestream: Online at Appalachian Summer Festival YouTube Live. This event will be available to access through July 16.

LENGTH: 60 minutes

FOR INFORMATION: Online at theschaefercenter@appstate.edu, call 800-841-2787 or 828-262-4046, or in person at 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC.

ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT: Appalachian is committed to providing an inclusive experience for individuals with disabilities. If accommodations are needed in order to fully participate on the basis of a disability contact the Office of Disability Resources (828.262.3056). It is recommended that accommodation requests be made two weeks prior to the event.

TICKETS:
Free

SHOWTIMES:
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 | 7pm ET (virtual) 

Canadian Brass

(l-r): Nikyla Boxley and Mariah Guillmette

Playwright Cynthia Grace Robinson

VIEW THE TRAILER OF FREEDOM SUMMER 

REVIEWS


Freedom Summer is stunning theatre…fantastic, relevant production.” —Linda Armstrong – New York Amsterdam News

“We haven’t seen a play so beautifully staged in a long time…great characters embodied by great performers in a complex story.” —Young-Howze Theatre Journal

Details

Date:
July 13
Time:
7:00 pm
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