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Feb
13
Tue
King Hedley II @ Southwest Arts Center
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm – Mar 11 @ 9:30 pm
King Hedley II @ Southwest Arts Center | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

King Hedley II
Written by August WIlson
Directed by Jamil Jude
Southwest Arts Center
915 New Hope Road
Feb.13-Mar. 11

August Wilson’s work is back for the first time in FIVE years! True Colors Theatre Company presents August Wilson’s classic, King Hedley II. In a world filled with uncertainty, an ex-con with gritty determination, fury and grief fights against his painful past in order to rebuild a new life. In a 1980s inner city Pittsburgh neighborhood taken over by urban blight, King dreams about opening his own business using the money he has made selling stolen refrigerators. Passionate and soulful King, along with his mother, wife, friends and next-door neighbor, will capture your attention with  their wisecracking sense of humor and their insightful and fiery exchanges. King Hedley II, as woven by one of our greatest storytellers, will resound like a deep, spirited voice. Don’t miss this classic performance by a cast of True Colors favorites including Neal Ghant (Remember the Titans/Being Mary Jane), E. Roger Mitchell (Quad), and Tonia Jackson (Greenleaf).  Directed by Jamil Jude with original music by Matthew Head (Greenleaf).

Mar
9
Fri
Black Women Film Summit 2018 @ Atlanta Technical College
Mar 9 all-day

The Black Women Film Network (BWFN) is proud to announce the Black Women Film Summit, a two-day cultural celebration of black women in the arts and entertainment during Women’s History Month. Taking place March 9th and 10th, 2018 the Black Women Film Summit will feature a number of seminars and activities that will connect key industry players with aspiring entertainment professionals. Incorporating two signature BWFN events into one Summit weekend furthers the Network’s mission to preserve the voice of black women in the arts.

Mar
10
Sat
Black Women Film Summit 2018 @ Atlanta Technical College
Mar 10 all-day

The Black Women Film Network (BWFN) is proud to announce the Black Women Film Summit, a two-day cultural celebration of black women in the arts and entertainment during Women’s History Month. Taking place March 9th and 10th, 2018 the Black Women Film Summit will feature a number of seminars and activities that will connect key industry players with aspiring entertainment professionals. Incorporating two signature BWFN events into one Summit weekend furthers the Network’s mission to preserve the voice of black women in the arts.

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