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We Rise: The Ground on Which I Stand

February 22 @ 7:00 pm

We Rise: The Ground on Which I Stand

We are excited to present four free virtual events this February as part of “We Rise: MKE’s Celebration of Black History Month.” The celebration will honor the tremendous contributions that African American artists, administrators, and audiences have made to Milwaukee Rep and the City of Milwaukee. Events will take place on Monday nights at 7 p.m. via Facebook Live.

Join us for our fourth and final virtual event in the series, “The Ground on Which I Stand” on Monday, Feb. 22. The night will honor the life and legacy of August Wilson in the American Theater. Keynote speaker Ebony Jo-Ann will kick things off detailing her personal and professional relationship in collaboration with Mr. Wilson over her 40+ year career in the entertainment industry. Presentations from past and current August Wilson Monologue Competition participants will then take center stage followed by a discussion on the Women of August Wilson and the power of his characters with panelists including actors Sadé Ayodele, Ebony Jo-Ann, Greta Oglesby and Malkia Stampley.

Media Sponsor: 88Nine Radio Milwaukee

Free Admission. Available to view on Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MilwRep/

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Date:
February 22
Time:
7:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/159467458999767/