IN MEMORY OF THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF MLK JR.’S ASSASSINATON AND IN CELEBRATION OF JAMES STILL’S 20th SEASON AS IRT’S PLAYWRIGHT-IN-RESIDENCE
ABOUT: James Still’s play April 4, 1968: Before We Forgot How to Dream had its world-premiere at the Indiana Repertory Theatre in 2015. The play chronicles one fictitious and Indy-based family’s experience on the night Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. Still’s research included dozens of first-hand accounts from the men and women who witnessed Robert Kennedy’s speech from the back of a pick-up truck near 16th and Broadway streets in downtown, Indianapolis. Those first-hand accounts inspired the writing of each character in April 4, 1968.
This play was produced by the Indiana Repertory Theatre as part of the Indiana Series, which are plays commissioned by the IRT that take an in-depth look at lesser known Hoosiers and Indiana events.
WHAT: The IRT, in partnership with Indy Reads Books, will host a FREE and public reading of April 4, 1968: Before We Forgot How to Dream.
WHERE: Indy Reads Books, 911 Massachusetts Ave Indianapolis, IN 46202
WHEN: Thursday, March 15, 2018
CAST: James Solomon Benn, Paeton Chavis, Brianna Milan, Kathi Ridley Merriweather, Daniel Alexander Martin and Camil McGhee
TIME: 5:30 p.m. | Come early to shop for your next favorite book!
RSVP: Tickets are complimentary, but guests must RSVP. Call the IRT Ticket Office at 317.635.5252. Seating is first-come, first-serve.
CONTACT: Ticket Office at 317.635.5252
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