Frederick Douglass in Staten Island is an innovative project that presents dramatic readings of Douglass’ speeches by professional actors as a catalyst for powerful dialogue about racism, inequality, civil rights, education, and the legal system with the objective of fostering compassion, understanding, and positive action.
FEATURING THE ACTOR FRANKIE FAISON
DIRECTED & FACILITATED BY BRYAN DOERRIES
WITH ORIGINAL MUSIC BY PHIL WOODMORE
PUBLIC ARTIST IN RESIDENCE (PAIR), CITY OF NEW YORK
The NYC Department of Veterans’ Services and Department of Cultural Affairs named Bryan Doerries Artistic Director of Theater of War Productions, as the city’s Newest Public Artist in Residence (PAIR). Over the next two years. Theater of War Productions will bring theater projects and community conversations that address critical public health and social issues to all five boroughs. All events are free and will take place in more than 60 venues across New York City. The project will combine theater and public forums that engage both veterans and civilians in community-specific performances that foster health and healing through open discussion and exchange. For more information, please visit: www.theaterofwar.nyc
We encourage all persons with disabilities – veterans and their family members, students, artists, and concerned citizens – to attend. To request additional information regarding accessibility or accommodations at the event, please contact Marjolaine Goldsmith: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The venue is accessible via 315 Forest Avenue and has accessible restrooms.
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