On the Boston Stages Blog: FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE, NAT TURNER TELLS US WHY
A forlorn soul is handcuffed and shackled, straining to see the last rays of what will be his final sunset in the small town Jerusalem, Va. before he meets his Maker the next morning. The gallows are beckoning.
They will come from near and far to see Nat Turner hanged the next morning for leading a slave uprising in Southampton County, Va. that killed 55 whites in 1831.
On The Theater Mirror Blog: Confessions of a Revolutionary Preacher – ASP’s ‘Nat Turner in Jerusalem’
‘Nat Turner in Jerusalem’ – Written by Nathan Alan Davis. Directed by Benny Sato Ambush; Scenic Design by Janie E. Howland Director; Costume Design by A.W. Nadine Grant,; Sound Design by Dewey Dellay; Lighting Design by Aja M. Jackson. Presented by the Actors Shakespeare Project in collaboration with Hibernian Hall, at Hibernian Hall, 184 Dudley St., Roxbury through February 24
In WBUR’s ‘The Artery’: Marsha Parrilla Fights Oppression And Trauma Through Dance
Marsha Parrilla’s “Dance for Social Justice Workshop” is Saturday, Feb. 9, at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at First Church Boston in Roxbury. Danza Orgánica will also perform excerpts from “Seeds,” on Sunday, Feb. 3 at 11 a.m. and excerpts from “Melaza,” on Sunday, Feb.10 at 12:30 p.m. at First Church. A “Dance for Social Justice Workshop” for self-identified women of color will take place Saturday, March 30, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury.
In the Bay State Banner: Living a triggered life
On Jan. 25, Keith Mascoll’s one-man show, “Triggered,” returns to Boston for a single performance at the Calderwood Pavilion. After three sold-out shows at Hibernian Hall last year, Mascoll’s project returns to the Boston stage in a longer format sponsored by The Boston Foundation.