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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 | 7pm ET (virtual)
(l-r): Nikyla Boxley and Mariah Guillmette
Playwright Cynthia Grace Robinson
VIEW THE TRAILER OF FREEDOM SUMMER
“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