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11Nov/20

POETRY FOR THE PANDEMIC

Actors Tracie Thoms and Bill Murray are among those participating in “Poetry for the Pandemic” on November 12

Who: Dr. Joshua Bennett, Mahogany L. Browne, Juan Felipe Herrera, Molly McCully Brown, Patricia Smith, Tracie Thoms, Bill Murray, Maddie Dietz, Manasi Garg, Isabella Ramirez, Ethan Wang, Anthony John Wiles Jr.
What: Poetry, dialogue, Q&A
Where: Theater of War Zoom
When: Thursday, November 12, free with RSVP, 7:00
Why: Theater of War continues its impressive online presence during the Covid-19 crisis with the free, virtual program “Poetry for the Pandemic,” joining forces with the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers on November 12 at 7:00. The ninety-minute program brings together established and emerging poets along with actors Tracie Thoms, who played Antigone in Theater of War’s Antigone in Ferguson, and Bill Murray. The evening will begin with poetry readings, followed by a discussion with the student poets and then an audience Q&A. Dr. Joshua Bennett will serve as facilitator, with professional poets Juan Felipe Herrera, Mahogany L. Browne, Molly McCully Brown, and Patricia Smith and student poets Maddie Dietz, Manasi Garg, Isabella Ramirez, Ethan Wang, and Anthony John Wiles Jr.

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