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The New Black Fest's Hands Up: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments

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Presented by FAMU Essential Theatre at Online/Virtual Space

Oct 14 - 18 2020
The New Black Fest's Hands Up: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments

In response to the 2014 fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri by a white police officer, The New Black Fest commissioned seven emerging Black playwrights to explore the institutional profiling and stereotyping of African Americans.  The protest drama that materialized consists of a series of monologues that recount the experience of real and imagined people who seek to reclaim voices silenced and violated by a system that historically sees BLACK as sub-human. In light of the

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Streamed Virtually on Demand: Previews
Wednesday -10/14 – Viewing Time: Starts at 12:01 a.m. – Ends at 11:59 p.m. EST
Thursday – 10/15 – Viewing Time: Starts at 12:01 a.m. – Ends at 11:59 p.m. EST
Ticket Price: $8
FAMU Students Free with ID

Live Virtual Performance:
Friday – 10/16 | 8 p.m. EST | Virtual waiting room opens at 7:45 p.m.
Ticket Price: $15
FAMU Students Free with ID

Streamed Virtually on Demand:
Saturday – 10/17 – Viewing Time: Starts at 12:01 a.m. – Ends at 11:59 p.m. EST
Sunday – 10/18 – Viewing Time: Starts at 12:01 a.m. – Ends at 11:59 p.m. EST
Ticket Price: $12
FAMU Students Free with ID

Tickets go on sale Wednesday, October 7 at 2 p.m. Tickets are purchased per household.

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