Performing Blackness Series: “Sweet Tea”
Thu, September 9, 2010 • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM • The Oscar G. Brockett Theatre - Winship Drama Building - 23rd and San Jacinto
Photo Credit: Philip Thomas
Performing Blackness Series
Black Gay Men of the South
written and performed by E. Patrick Johnson
directed by Helga Davis
Based on Johnson's interviews of more than 70 Black gay southern men, Sweet Tea explores the relationship between Blackness, sexuality and southern life.
Nominated for the Black Theatre Alliance Awards
The World Premiere of Sweet Tea was produced in May 2010 by Jane M. Saks, the Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women & Gender in the Arts & Media, and About Face Theatre.
This Special Production is presented in partnership with the Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women & Gender in the Arts & Media, Columbia College Chicago, allgo, a Statewide queer people of color organization and the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies
Talk Back Following the Production
Reception Following the Production
NO SHOW ON 11 SEPTEMBER!
Oscar G. Brockett Theatre
Winship Drama Building
Free and Open to the Public
With support from allgo (A statewide Queer People of Color Organization)