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Staged Reading: Edward Albee’s The Death of Bessie Smith

Monday, February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Bessie Smith – library of congress

Ford’s Theatre and Mosaic Theater Company present a staged reading and discussion of Edward Albee’s The Death of Bessie Smith, directed by Jennifer L. Nelson. Playwright Edward Albee explores the intersection of Jim Crow laws and the death of music legend Bessie Smith, seen through the lens of a segregated Memphis hospital in September 1937.

 

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Date(s):
Monday, February 13
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Hill Center DC
921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Phone:
202.549.4172