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A Town Divided: Romeo and Juliet, Race, and Our City

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Presented by Southern Shakespeare Company at Turner Auditorium at TCC, Tallahassee FL

Feb 12 - 13 2020
A Town Divided: Romeo and Juliet, Race, and Our City

Based loosely on William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, A Town Divided is an original production written from interviews and stories of Tallahassee residents and examines the racial divide in our own city.

A Town Divided, an original Southern Shakespeare Company production based loosely on William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, is written from interviews and stories of Tallahassee residents and examines the racial divide in our own city.

Raw, intense, and emotional, this 50-minute play invites participants to examine their own biases and prejudices in an effort to raise social awareness, increase tolerance, and bridge the divides through cross-racial dialogue.

This production, directed by Bert

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ADMISSION INFO

TICKET INFORMATION:

Wednesday, February 12th 6:00PM OPENING NIGHT  Special Event Reception, Auction, and Performance in partnership with the Black History Month Festival in Turner Auditorium at Tallahassee Community College

Tickets for Reception, Auction and Performance are $25 and include:

6:00pm Reception • 6:45pm Live Auction

7:30pm – 8:30 pm A Town Divided Performance

Tickets for Performance ONLY: $15 (General Admission) includes:

A Town Divided Performance: 7:30pm

Show includes post-production community conversations.

Thursday February 13th 7:30pm Tickets for Performance ONLY:

$15 General Admission; $10 Student/Senior includes:

A Town Divided Performance: 7:30pm

Show includes post-production community conversations.

Contact: 8503210437

Email: laurawjohnsonactor@gmail.com

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

A Town Divided, an original Southern Shakespeare Company production based loosely on William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, is written from interviews and stories of Tallahassee residents and examines the racial divide in our own city.

Raw, intense, and emotional, this 50-minute play invites participants to examine their own biases and prejudices in an effort to raise social awareness, increase tolerance, and bridge the divides through cross-racial dialogue.

This production, directed by Bert Mitchell, features an extraordinary cast of talent including:
Gerain Arais
Zachary Boltz
Zira Brown
DeShaun Green
Patricia Joseph.
Dorothea Syleos

Please be advised this play contains mature subject matter.

The OPENING NIGHT event on Wednesday, February 12th, includes a silent auction/reception, sponsored by the Black History Month Festival, followed immediately by the performance of A Town Divided.

The Thursday, February 13th event at 7:30pm will be a performance only event.

All shows (on Wednesday and Thursday) are followed immediately by a post-production community conversation.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

PHOTOS

  • Photo courtesy of Jose Fiallos

LOCATION

Turner Auditorium at TCC

444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32304

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