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Br'er Cotton

Presented by Cleveland Public Theatre at Cleveland Public Theatre, Cleveland OH

Mar 29 2018
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Apr 21 2018
Br'er Cotton

Deeply affected by recent killings of young black men like himself, a boy’s anger grows beyond containment.

Lynchburg, Virginia. The former site of a thriving cotton mill is now an impoverished neighborhood. Deeply affected by recent killings of young black men like himself, Ruffrino, a 14-year-old “militant,” incites riots at school and online. More and more at odds with his mother and grandfather, the boy’s anger grows beyond containment while the family home literally sinks into the cotton field and no one seems to notice but him. A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. Written

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Tickets: $12-30. $12 Thu/Mon, $30 Fri/Sat. Purchase online at www.cptonline.org or by phone (216) 631-2727 ext. 501. $3 off for students and seniors Fri/Sat. Seating is open.

Contact: 216-631-2727

Email: clewins@cptonline.org

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POST-SHOW FACILITATED CONVERSATIONS & PANEL DISCUSSIONS
Join us for these important conversations following select performances of Br’er Cotton.

FACILITATED CONVERSATIONS
THURSDAY, MARCH 29
Moderated by Bishara Addison
Senior Manager, Policy & Strategic Initiatives of Towards Employment

FRIDAY, MARCH 30
Moderated by Evelyn Burnett
Vice President, Economic Opportunity at Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

SATURDAY, MARCH 31
Moderated by Kayla S. Griffin
City of Cleveland Youth Violence Prevention Coordinator

PANEL DISCUSSIONS
SATURDAY, APRIL 7
Dr. Ronnie A. Dunn
Associate Professor of Urban Studies, Director of Institutional Diversity, Cleveland State University
Chief Andrés González
Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Police Department

SATURDAY, APRIL 14
Erika Anthony
Vice President of Government Relations and Strategy, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress
Captain Keith Sulzer
Captain in Community Policing and Liaison to the Cleveland Police Foundation

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Cleveland Public Theatre

6415 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44102

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