Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Kickoff MLK Weekend with The Meeting!

If Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X had a conversation what would they have said? That fictitious 1965 meeting is the subject of the award-winning play by Jeff Stetson. These two iconic figures of the civil rights movement come to life this Thursday at Kumble Theater. Check it out!
Time: Thursday, January 13 · 7:30pm - 10:30pm

Location: Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts
Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University
1 University Plaza Brooklyn, NY
(718) 488-1624

Kickoff MLK Weekend with The Meeting!

The Meeting is an engaging & intelligent play that depicts a fictional account of a secret meeting between Malcolm X & Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Following the bombing of Malcolm X's home and shortly before he was assassinated, Malcolm and Martin meet in a room inside the historic Theresa Hotel. They were two men with different ideologies, but a common understanding of the plight of Black America.

More Info:
Written By: Jeff Stetson
Directed By: Eric Coleman
Lawrence Winslow: as Malcolm X
Michael Green: as Martin Luther King Jr.
Ron Wilks as Rashad

Tickets: $25, $15 – students and groups of 10 or more

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