Our friends at HOWL! Festival want you to know about this rare opportunity. Ms. Sanchez performed a section of Sister Son/Ji at the Project last Spring for the Kenning Anthology of Poets Theater 1945-1985.
SISTER SON/JI by Sonia Sanchez
Monday, Sep 6 4 PM – 6 PM
Theatre 80 St. Marks, 80 St. Marks Place 212-388-0388
The Howl! Festival presents iconoclastic poet Sonia Sanchez & a production of her play Sister Son/ji. Ms. Sanchez will be present for a rare audience talkback moderated by the artstic director of BeBop Theatre Collective, SC2. This event also celebrates the publication I’m Black When I’m Singing, I’m Blue When I Ain’t and Other Plays. Fans of Ms. Sanchez receive for the first time all of her plays which span five decades.
In Sister Son/Ji, written by Sonia Sanchez, directed by SC2 and starring Jacqueline Gregg, poet/playwright Sanchez unflinchingly examines the paradoxical notions of liberation within in the Black Power Movement.
Sonia Sanchez is a Poet. Mother. Professor. National and International lecturer on Black Culture and Literature, Women’s Liberation, Peace and Racial Justice, as well as an author of over 16 books.
This solo play stars Jacqueline Gregg, who has performed in countless plays, both classical and modern, also works extensively with various educational theatre organizations, bringing classical as well as contemporary theatre to schools in and around New York City.
Door proceeds to benefit the Actors Fund for HOWL! HELP.
Tickets at the door 1 hour before showtime on the day of the show (cash only).