Join us for a Special Reader’s Theatre Event
at the 2015 Atlanta Black Theatre Festival,
Friday, October 9, 2015, 4 – 5:30 pm
at the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center on the Morehouse Campus
Directed by MARDRA THOMAS
With George Shirley, Mardra Thomas , Keith Williams,and Thomasina Clarke
In A CHANCE MEETING two former employees of a wealthy white family meet, revealing contrasting attitudes about race and class. In THE LOOKOUT Mildred parks outside a mansion to watch the guests arrive at a luncheon in honor of her college roommate to which she has not been invited. In BLACK FOR DINNER Anita, unaware her husband is near death, wears a black cocktail dress to her dinner party for the social leaders of the Hyde Park African American community.
National Medal of Arts winner George Shirley will appear in two of the one-act plays in CHICAGO TRILOGY: A CHANCE MEETING and BLACK FOR DINNER. Mr. Shirley received the award this September at a special White House ceremony.by