Literature Program
 


Friday, March 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Ujima Theatre presents

Topdog/Underdog

by Suzan-Lori Parks

directed by Roosevelt Tidwell and starring Preach Freedom and Amilcar Hill


A hard-hitting hip-hop-journey of dizzying verbal virtuosity. Three card monte is the name of the game, and Lincoln is the master. His brother, Booth, an eager wannabe, can't understand why Lincoln would give up the excitement of the hustle to put on white-face and play a dead president at a shabby arcade. In the cramped single room they share, the brothers race headlong toward an historical blow-up. Their harsh and profane street lingo becomes poetry in the hands of 2002 Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks.

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Sat., Feb. 21, 8:00pm
Sun., Feb. 22, 6:00pm

Thur., Feb. 26, 8:00pm
Fri., Feb. 27, 8:00pm
Sat., Feb. 28, 8:00pm
Sun., March 1, 6:00pm

Thur., March 5, 8:00pm
Fri., March 6, 8:00pm
Sat., March 7, 8:00pm
Sun., March 8, 6:00pm

Thur., March 12, 8:00pm
Fri., March 13, 8:00pm
Sat., March 14, 8:00pm
Sun., March 15, 6:00pm

 
 
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David Schirm
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Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...