A free online reading of Roosevelt Island pioneer Alice Childress’s Wine in the Wilderness will be offered May 21st through 24th. The Refocus Project features on plays about African-Americans and their playwrights.
Read our earlier story about the Roundabout’s plan to stage another of her plays before the pandemic through everyone’s plans out of whack. An RSVP is required, and you can do so by clicking here.
The Roosevelt Island Daily thanks Linda Becker for letting us know about this…
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