The Broadway for Black Lives Matter Collective is pleased to present a night of unity and solidarity through artistic expression and conversation before a public audience. This free community event will take place Monday, August 1, 2016, at Columbia University’s Lerner Hall Roone Arledge Auditorium, located at 2920 Broadway (West 115th Street). Doors open at 8:00 p.m., with the program beginning at 8:30 p.m.***
An overwhelming number of friends and colleagues in the Broadway community have expressed a deep desire to participate in an open dialogue about the social and racial justice issues that are troubling our nation. The event will bring Broadway performers together with policy reformers, educators, clergymen, public officials, and community leaders to discuss a plan of action. The evening will spark conversation and encourage people to discover their roles as active participants in a movement towards positive change.
Guest appearances include six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, four-time Grammy Award winner India.Arie, Tony Award winners Billy Porter (Shuffle Along, Kinky Boots), Jeanine Tesori (Artistic Director Of NYCC) & Tony Kushner (Angels of America). Danielle Brooks (The Color Purple), Rebecca Naomi Jones (Hedwig & The Angry Inch, Passing Strange), Professor Kendall Thomas (Columbia Law School), Joshua Henry (Shuffle Along), Camille A. Brown (A Streetcar Named Desire), Professor Frank Roberts (NYU), Daniel Beaty, Daniel J. Watts (Hamilton), The Broadway Inspirational Voices, & New York City Center’s cast of THE RUNAWAYS.
The evening, co-sponsored by Columbia Law School, will consist of performances, Q&As, and discussions of tangible ways in which we can actively promote change.
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