Adult Education Theatre Appreciation Seminars Go Virtual

The presentations are virtual, online.

Theatre 40 is launching a shortened season of its long standing Adult Education Theatre Appreciation Seminars this month. This Semester’s theme is “THE OTHER: plays concerning the relationships with those different from ourselves”. The presentations are virtual, online.

The first play is WHITE by James Ijames, a comedy about a gay artist who feels he is being unfairly excluded from an art gallery show – and what he plans on doing about it. This play will kick off the Seminars and will be streamed virtually on Monday, September 21 at 7 PM. It features Theatre 40 actors Luise Heath, Landon Beatty, Amanda Conlon and Guest Artist, Arthur Keng. It is directed by Melanie MacQueen

The second play is DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar, a drama wherein a dinner party goes horribly wrong when the guests discuss politics. This play will be streamed on Monday, September 28

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MTC Education Will Join with Stargate Theatre to Present Original Virtual Play THE DIVIDE

Streaming Thursday, September 10 at 7PM EST on MTC’s Facebook and YouTube.

Each summer, MTC Education employs a group of young men whose lives have been impacted by the justice system to form Stargate Theatre.

They develop a play that reflects their lived experiences and their dreams for the future and perform it on an Off-Broadway stage. This year, amidst the COVID-19 crisis, closed theatres, and our nation’s current reckoning with racism, our ensemble came together remotely to create The Divide.

Tune in to The Divide on MTC’s Facebook or YouTube pages at 7pm on Thursday, September 10.

Stargate employs young individuals identifying as male who have been involved with the justice system to create and perform an original play. Led by artistic professionals, they explore the world in which they live and reflect it on the stage. Our theatre-making process enables company members to envision new possibilities for their

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