Casting Shadows: A Heritage Theater Ensemble Showcase

by Scenes and Monologues from a Series of Plays

A Heritage Theater Ensemble Showcase

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The Heritage Theater Ensemble, Yale's Premier Black Undergraduate Theater group, is pleased to partner with the Beinecke Library to bring you a one day showcase event: Casting Shadows. In honor of the African American plays on display at the Beinecke, the members of the Heritage Theater Ensemble come together to perform a series of scenes and monologues selected from plays written by African American playwrights and currently on exhibit at the Beinecke. The plays from which the material was selected include, but are not limited to, Native Son by Richard Wright and Paul Green and In the Red and Brown Water by Yale School of Drama graduate Tarell Alvin McCraney. The selected scenes display racial integration in American theater over the years as well as discuss tensions that still exist in the performing arts. The showcase will take place on Saturday, April 18th at 1PM in the Beinecke Library.
Contact the Show
at kyra.riley@yale.edu
Performances
April 18 at 1:00pm
@ Beinecke Library
Reservations
Show no longer running
Patrons should arrive at the theater 15 minutes before the performance to claim their reservation. At the scheduled performance time, patrons will be let in off of the waitlist based on when they signed up on the YDC website. Patrons with reservations arriving after this time will be treated as if they are at the top of the waitlist. Please see the full policy here.
Cast
Ensemble Member Kyra Riley
Ensemble Member Nailah Harper-Malveaux
Ensemble Member Ashley Greaves
Ensemble Member Andrew Williams
Ensemble Member Olivia Klevorn
Ensemble Member Julianna Simms
Ensemble Member Brittany Stollar
Ensemble Member Neema Githere
Production Staff