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The FAMU Essential Theatre presents annual seasons of works that range from classical to contemporary, with an emphasis on African American culture.

What to Send Up When It Goes Down

Written by ALESHEA HARRIS  Directed by KIMBERLY K HARDING

  • In anticipation of inclement weather associated with Tropical Storm Nicole, the reading will be canceled on Thursday, November 10.

  • November 11 - November 12 reading is still scheduled.

  • Ronald O. Davis Acting Studio | Seating is limited

  • Nominated for a 2019 Drama Desk Award for an “Unique Theatrical Experience,” What to Send Up When it Goes Down blurs the lines between characters and actors—as well as observers and observed. In a dizzying series of vignettes that builds to a climactic moment, performance and reality collide, highlighting the absurdity of anti-blackness in American society.

  • Suggested audience: Age 13+

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