Sat, Oct 21|
Dorothy Paige-Turner presents the Rockford Reader's Theatre at Inscape Collective
Dorothy Paige-Turner returns to Inscape with the Rockford Reader's Theatre–"She Speaks: Celebrating African American Women Poets, Playwrights, and Pioneers.
Time & Location
Oct 21, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Inscape Collective, 701 7th St, Rockford, IL 61104, USA
About the event
The Rockford Reader’s Theatre will perform “She Speaks: Celebrating African-American Women Poets, Playwrights and Pioneers.” The program is coordinated and directed by Dorothy Paige-Turner, and the presentation will feature cameos of well-known as well as lesser-known contributors. The Players will perform music, recite poetry, and monologues from plays, citing works by Maya Angelou, Nina Simone, Lorraine Hansberry, Nikki Giovanni, Zora Neale Hurston, voices from women of the old west, and other notables. The very talented and accomplished Players include: Janet Wright, Carl Towns, Jacquelyn Rogers, Coleen Martin Williams, and Wendell Thompson.
Doors open at 6:00. Seating is first-come, first-served with a 50-seat limit. Free admission; performers are paid from audience donations. Suggested donation is $5-20; we are grateful for any amount you give.
Inscape Collective will be open from 11-4 and 6-9pm. Arrive early, claim your seat, and shop our extensive, curated collection of beautiful, handmade art and gift items from local artists and artisans.
Sponsored by Inscape Collective and Rockford Urban Ministries.