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TALKBACK TUESDAYS at The Playhouse is a post-show series in which a panel of community experts and esteemed guests discuss and explore selected themes of the show with the audience.
KISS ME, KATE TALKBACK TUESDAYS
Tuesday, September 23, 2014, following the 8:00 p.m. show
Black Theater Artists/Black Communities: A Historical Glimpse
Featuring: Dr. Christopher Jimenez y West, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Pasadena City College, "Jackie Robinson Arts and Humanities Lecture Series."
Read about Dr. Christopher Jimenez y West here
Tuesday, September 30, 2014, following the 8:00 p.m. show
Black Theater Artists/Black Communities: One Community’s History
Featuring: Robbie Jones, Founding Director/Producer of Black Santa Monica Tours and Concierge and member of the Santa Monica Venice Reunion Organization.
This Talkback will explore the commercial, cultural, and social network of a vital and vibrant African American community, in the spirit of the communities supporting and nurturing Black theater companies operating during the early to mid-20th Century, as evoked by The Playhouse’s production of Kiss Me, Kate.
Tuesday, October 7, following the 8:00 p.m. show
Black Theater Artists/Black Communities: Call to Choir
Talkback Tuesday Choir Sing-along led by Pastor Alex Hamilton
Talkback participants will join Pastor Alex Hamilton in a Call to Choir ‘rehearsal,’ as if they were preparing for a Sunday Revival or Community Political Rally or theatrical performance. The ‘choir’ will learn a song from Kiss Me, Kate.