From My Mind to Your Soul; The Retrospective By C. Kirkland Rivers

From My Mind to Your Soul; The Retrospective By C. Kirkland Rivers July 1 "Welcome to the Lilly" staged reading July 3, 5, 6 "Ole Toms Need Not Apply"
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From My Mind to Your Soul; The Retrospective By C. Kirkland Rivers

Time & Location

Jul 06, 2019, 11:27 PM
MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave, Rochester, NY 14607, USA

About The Event

From MY Mind to Your Soul, The Retrospective

"Ole Toms Need Not Apply"

By C. Kirkland Rivers

Directed by Curtis K. Rivers

Mon, Jul 1 7:30 PM- "Welcome to the Lilly" staged reading (see below for details) tickets FREE!

Wed, Jul 3 7:30 PM- "Ole Toms Need Not Apply" By C. Kirkland Rivers (see below for details)

Fri , Jul 5 7:30 PM- "Ole Tome Need Not Apply" By C. Kirkland Rivers

Sat, Jul 6 7:30 PM- "Ole Tome Need Not Apply" By C. Kirkland Rivers

THE GREEN BOOK CHRONICLES 2: WELCOME TO THE LILLY(Staged Reading)** Mon July 1- FREE

Welcome to the Lilly, the latest prequel in The Green Book Chronicles** series of plays from playwright Karen D. Culley, directed by Reuben J. Tapp.

The time is Virginia 1933, various regions of the American Apartheid System known as Jim Crow in the south and Jane Crow in the north made living in America for African-Americans a traumatic experience. The Roberts, Pop Greer, and Lilly have decided to open a family business, a bed & breakfast that caters to Black American travelers, but for a family with "secrets" the challenges may "break" the family apart before the business really gets started.

Monday, July 1, 2019, at 7:30 PM. FREE

Back Yard Stories From 1018 15th Avenue South

Feature Play: OLE TOMS NEED NOT APPLY July 3, 5, 6

By C. Kirkland Rivers

Directed by Curtis K. Rivers

This is the fifth installment of the play memoir series entitled "1018 15th Avenue South". Where do "Ole Uncle Toms" go when they can no longer brownnose? Does it yield any dividends when you are being pushed out of your neighborhood?

Hear the story of Thomas J. Savage as his community is being gentrified all around him. The play is loosely based upon real-life occurrences from the past in Nashville, TN before it became the country music capital.

OLE TOMS NEED NOT APPLY tells the story of Thomas J. Savage, a handyman, that became "handy" in undoing the sense of community in the area where he worked in hope of obtaining favor with a property owner. An "urban chorus" tells the story of Thomas and how he would eventually need the community that he willing alienated.

Three Shows, July 3, 5, & 6, 2019 7:30PM

Price $12.00 - at door $18.00

Run Time: 90 minutes

*SPECIAL SANKOFA DISCOUNT: During the week of the premiere of Ole Toms Need Not Apply, patrons coming to the reading will receive $5.00 off their ticket to the fully staged performance of WELCOME TO THE LILLY during the Sankofa Theatre Festival August 21-24, 2019. Following the reading will be a talkback for the audience to ask questions and provide feedback to the author and director.

**The GreenBook Chronicle Series of plays are based on lives of those touched by Victor H. Green's The Negro Motorist Green Book published from 1936-1966 to list accommodations that were friendly towards American Blacks throughout the US and later the world.

The MMB Theatre 1 Project was established in 2006 in conjunction with MoodMakers Bookstore to develop African American playwrights, directors and actors.

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