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New Federal Theatre presents a staged reading of "Baldwin's Niggers"

11/18/18

Castillo Theatre

543 W 42nd Street Map

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18-11-2018 12:00:00 18-11-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York New Federal Theatre presents a staged reading of "Baldwin's Niggers" A two-character play about a fictional meeting between James Baldwin and a Jewish activist named Ezra who comes bearing money for the Civil Rights movement but then refuses to leave because of his intense interest in Baldwin. What transpires is a scandalous and informative evening. Jonathan Newberry will read James Baldwin. "Baldwin's Niggers" by Reginald T. Jackson, directed by Anderson Johnson,.is part of "The November Readings Series," with readings of eight plays at Castillo Theatre. This series, presented by Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre, is devoted to brilliant one- and two-character plays, a dramatic form that most theaters neglect. It will be used to develop African-American writers and to select plays that New Federal Theatre may present as full productions in its 2019-20 season. Suggested donation: $10. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=334806 Castillo Theatre Castillo Theatre

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A two-character play about a fictional meeting between James Baldwin and a Jewish activist named Ezra who comes bearing money for the Civil Rights movement but then refuses to leave because of his intense interest in Baldwin. What transpires is a scandalous and informative evening. Jonathan Newberry will read James Baldwin. "Baldwin's Niggers" by Reginald T. Jackson, directed by Anderson Johnson,.is part of "The November Readings Series," with readings of eight plays at Castillo Theatre. This series, presented by Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre, is devoted to brilliant one- and two-character plays, a dramatic form that most theaters neglect. It will be used to develop African-American writers and to select plays that New Federal Theatre may present as full productions in its 2019-20 season. Suggested donation: $10.

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