Shadow 14

20140220 - 20140223

First Floor Theatre | 74a East 4th Street

Thursday, Friday, & Saturday at 7:30pm; Sunday at 2:30PM

Shadow ’14
Curated by George Ferencz

A festival of concert play readings celebrating Black History Month.

Thursday, February 20 at 7:30pm

SISTER SOLDIER
by Calvin Alexander Ramsey
Directed by George Ferencz

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Negro Female Wac’s stationed at Fort Devens outside of Boston Massachuetts during World War II staged a work stoppage strike that caused a national  up roar,and the court martial trial that followed.Were these women hero’s or traitors to their race and country ? You decide as the country did.

Friday, February 21 at 7:30pm

SOME OLD BLACK MAN
by James Anthony Tyler
Directed by Melissa Maxwell

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When Professor Calvin Jones moves his 82-year-old ailing southern father, Donald Jones, into his Harlem penthouse an argument over breakfast food turns into a generational clash over race, opportunity, and a decision that Calvin made years ago.

Saturday, February 22 at 7:30pm

MIDDLEMUDDLE
by Leah Maddrie
Directed by Melissa Maxwell

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Middle age meets middle school In the Midwest in this poignant comedy about memory, change, and bean bag chairs.

Sunday, February 22 at 2:30pm

SPARKPLUG & MISS JONNIE MAE
by Owa
Directed by George Ferencz

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Two men in 1930’s Mississippi during a storm confront the meaning of love and sexuality in a community ultimately defining their fate.