Date: Monday, Nov. 16
Time: 6 p.m.
Place: Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre
525 N. 13th St., Milwaukee, WI
MILWAUKEE – Reggie Jackson of America’s Black Holocaust Museum will speak about the play To Kill a Mockingbird on Monday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. at Marquette University’s Helfaer Theatre.
The play tells a story of racial injustice, courage and compassion as seen through the eyes of a young white child. It will run at the Marquette Theatre from Nov. 12-22. Jackson’s talk explores the play as seen through African American eyes and will be followed by a question and answer session.
Jackson’s speech provides context for Marquette’s Theatre and Social Justice production of To Kill a Mockingbird. The play is adapted for the stage by Christopher Sergel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee. Jackson’s speech, to be held in the theater, is free and open to the public.
The play will run:
- Thursday, Nov. 12, through Saturday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, Nov. 15, at 2:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, Nov. 18, through Saturday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, Nov. 22, at 2:30 p.m.
Play tickets for the general public are $20, with discounts for senior citizens, Marquette students, employees and alumni. All seats are $6 on Wednesday, Nov. 18. For more information, call the Theatre Box Office at (414) 288-7504 or online at marquettetheatre.showclix.com.
To Kill a Mockingbird is co-sponsored by Rid Racism Milwaukee, an action-oriented coalition of individuals and organizations dedicated to dismantling all forms of racism and racial inequities through collaborations, education, dialogue, advocacy and action. Find them at www.ridracism-mke.org.