Amen, Brother Baldwin: Explorations of the Religious and Performative Dimensions of James Baldwin
Amen, Brother Baldwin: Explorations of the Religious and Performative Dimensions of James Baldwin
WhenSunday, March 8, 2020, 3 – 5 PM
CategoriesLectures & Discussions, Performances
SponsorAfrican American History and Culture Museum
Co-sponsorThe Shakespeare Theatre Company
VenueAfrican American History and Culture Museum
Event LocationOprah Winfrey Theater
CostThis event is free and open to the public. 
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"Amen, Brother Baldwin: An Exploration on the Religious and Performative Dimensions of James Baldwin” is  presented by the Center for the Study of African American Religious Life in partnership with the Tony Award winning Shakespeare Theatre Company.  The symposium will include two panels and performances exploring the multi-dimension of Baldwin’s 1954 play, The Amen Corner (coinciding with STC’s four-week run of the play).

Panelist and performers for the evening include:

Ryan Jamaal SwainStar of POSE on FX
Dr. Soyica Colbert, Scholar at Georgetown University
E. Faye Butler, Sister Moore in The Amen Corner
Marty LamarMusical Theatre Professor at Howard University and Brother Davis/Choir Director in the Amen Corner
Robert Person, Vocalist and Choir Member in The Amen Corner  
Dr. Melanie R Hill, Professor of English at University of Pennsylvania
Rev. Dr. Anika Wilson-Brown, Pastor Union Temple Baptist Church 
Dr. Eric Williams, Curator of Religion at NMAAHC
Tulani Salahu-Din, Museum Specialist at NMAAHC
Teddy R. Reeves, Assistant Curator of Religion at NMAAHC (Moderator)
LeeAnet Noble, Shakespeare Theater Company (Moderator)

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