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Performing Blackness Series: “Sweet Tea”

Fri, September 10, 2010 • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM • The Oscar G. Brockett Theatre - Winship Drama Building - 23rd and San Jacinto

Photo Credit: Philip Thomas

Photo Credit: Philip Thomas

 

Performing Blackness Series

Sweet Tea
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



9 September
8:00 p.m.
Talk Back Following the Production

10 September
8:00 p.m.
Reception Following the Production

NO SHOW ON 11 SEPTEMBER!

12 September
2:00 p.m.

Oscar G. Brockett Theatre
Winship Drama Building
UT Campus

Free and Open to the Public


With support from allgo (A statewide Queer People of Color Organization)

Sponsored by: Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women & Gender in the Arts & Media, Columbia College Chicago, allgo and the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies


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