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On Stage with The Migration Series

Dramatic Readings and Panel Discussion

Dramatic Readings and Panel Discussion

$12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students with ID; free for members. Reservations recommended.

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Event Details

In this dynamic cross-disciplinary initiative, The Phillips Collection has commissioned five plays from a range of local playwrights in response to Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series.  Addressing themes of migration and immigration, the museum will debut the 10-minute, one-act plays as staged readings. Directed by Derek Goldman, playwrights include: Norman Allen, Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm, Annalisa Dias, Jacqueline E. Lawton (who also serves as Producing Artistic Director), and Laura Shamas. Dramaturg Otis Ramsey-Zöe will lead a post-performance discussion with Lawton and Phillips Curator Elsa Smithgall. 

Generous funding for this program has been provided by Elaine Reuben.