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Rapid Lemon Presents:”James Baldwin: a witness” by Reggie Phoenix – a fully staged reading
September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This new play set in Harlem in 1968 uses original writing as well as snippets of sayings, lectures and speeches made by James Baldwin, presented as an imaginary interview that he grants to a Columbia University journalism student. Playwright Reggie Phoenix performs, directed by Dwight R.B. Cook. Talkback to follow.
IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT COVID:
All performances will be live, and available both online and in person at Motor House, 120 W. North Avenue Baltimore. In-person attendance will follow strict COVID safety protocols, including the August 9th reinstatement of Baltimore City’s indoor mask mandate. Cast, crew, staff, and all audience members will be masked at all times, with the exception that performers will remove their masks while on stage.
For the safety of our artists and audiences, additional measures have been taken:
* The number of in-person attendees will be limited so as not to exceed 25% of venue occupancy (including cast, crew, and staff).
* Temperature checks will be conducted, and audience members’ information logged for contact tracing purposes.
* All performers have been fully vaccinated prior to the start of rehearsals.