August Wilson Celebration
Wednesday September 19
8PM - Goodnight Mr. Wilson one-man performance by Charles S. Dutton, at Rhodes College McCoy Theatre. Reception following.
Thursday September 20
6PM - Keynote address by Dr. Sandra Shannon from Howard University, at the University of Memphis’ Rose Theatre, entertainment lobby
Friday September 21
7PM – Joe Turner’s Come and Gone staged reading and discussion at Art Village Gallery, 412 South Main. Reception following.
Saturday September 22
10AM – Continental Breakfast and discussion of Romare Bearden at McCoy Theatre, Dr. David McCarthy, facilitator
11AM – Lecture: “August Wilson’s Women,” Dr. Ladrica Menson-Furr (University of Memphis), at McCoy Theatre
12PM – Lecture: Dr. Yolanda Williams Page (University of Arkansas), at McCoy Theatre
1PM – Lunch provided at McCoy Theatre
2PM – Lecture: Joyce Cobb, at McCoy Theatre
6PM – For dinner, we suggest Quetzal at 668 Union Ave, across the street from Hattiloo.
8PM – The August Wilson Song Book, performed at Hattiloo Theatre, 656 Marshall (901-525-0009)
9:30PM – Finale Party with Joyce Cobb and the Orange Mound Jazz Messengers at Zoras, adjacent to Hattiloo Theatre.
For more information, call 901-843-3834 or write email@example.com
The August Wilson Celebration is sponsored by The Mike Curb Institute for Music at Rhodes College, with additional support from Hattiloo Theatre and the University of Memphis.