Friday, June 12, 2009

Talkback Discussions at Suzan-Lori Parks' New Play

The Public Theater will present post-show discussions following select performances of Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 8 & 9), the final play of the 2008-2009 Public LAB season.

After the 7pm performance on Tuesday, June 16, the Speaker Series will present “Metadrama: Bring It On!”, Suzan-Lori Parks (writer of Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 8 & 9)) in conversation with Glenda Carpio (Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and English at Harvard University and author of Laughing Fit to Kill: Black Humor in the Fictions of Slavery).

After the 7pm performance on Tuesday, June 23, the Speaker Series will present “Meet the Artists of Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 8 & 9),” a conversation between Suzan-Lori Parks, cast members from the play, and Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis.

Tickets are only $10 for all performances and include free admission to post-show discussions.

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