“O/R” Featured on NPR

npr-logoPlaywrights Local is proud to announce that our recent production, Objectively/Reasonable, will be featured in NPR’s upcoming event in Cleveland!

On October 18, NPR’s Michel Martin: Going There will host “Getting Real About Race,” a unique live event to engage in an open and honest conversation about this issue in Northeast Ohio. Playwrights Local has been asked to open this show with an excerpt from our play.

This performance, with full video, will be streamed and archived on NPR’s website.

Find information on the event at https://www.nprpresents.org/event/going-there-getting-real-about-race/.

And information on Michel Martin: Going There at http://www.npr.org/series/352974380/going-there.

Thanks so much to NPR for inviting us to be a part of this. We look forward to collaborating again with director Terrence Spivey and participating cast members Ashley Aquilla, Kaila Benford, Samone Cummings, Kali Hatten, LaShawn Little, and Nathan Tolliver!

Objectively/Reasonable: A Community Response to the Shooting of Tamir Rice, 11/22/14
A documentary play on the impact and aftermath of the Tamir Rice shooting, expressing unheard voices from the Cudell neighborhood and Greater Cleveland. This new work lets the people speak, with their fears, reservations, and hopes fueling monologues drawn from original interviews. “Objectively/Reasonable” was written by an ensemble of playwrights—Mike Geither, Tom Hayes, Lisa Langford, Michael Oatman, and David Todd—and conceived/edited by David Todd.

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