Until the Flood/Voices of Gun Violence - Panel Discussion March 25

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Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the powerful theatrical event, Until The Flood in the Stiemke Studio beginning March 13 through April 22.  It explores the reactions of the St. Louis region to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

WNPJ board member Debra Gillispie will be part of a panel discussion at this event on Thursday evening, March 25th at 7 pm, as will  Kristina Paris of W.A.V.E.  More information is available from their WNPJ member groups, Mothers Against Gun Violence/MAGV at magv.wi@gmail.com or 414-234-9368 and W.A.V.E. Phone: 414-351-9283 E-Mail: wave@waveedfund.org  Website: http://www.waveedfund.org/

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Fresh off its Off-Broadway run where it earned a New York Times Critics’ Pick, Until The Flood is performed by powerhouse creator and Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith.

Orlandersmith crafted a stunning play by conduction hundreds of interviews to create eight characters with unique perspectives that reflect a range of human experiences in this tour-de-force one woman show.

After each performance of Until The Flood The Rep will present ACT II  which features a community guest responder followed by facilitated small group discussions lead by the Zeidler Center for Public Discussion

Other guest responders include Vincent Lyles, President & CEO Boys & Girls Club; Fred Royal, President NAACP Milwaukee Branch; Dasha Kelley, artist; John Chisholm, Milwaukee County District Attorney; Nate Hamilton, The Coalition for Justice; Jordan Lee, Programs Director 88Nine Radio MilwaukeeSenator Lena Taylor and Chief Judge Maxine White to name a few.  For more information on these events and for a full list of guest responders and their corresponding dates please visit: https://www.milwaukeerep.com/Tickets–Events/201718-Overview/Until-The-Flood/#4

Until The Flood begins performances March 13 and runs through April 22 in the Stiemke Studio.  Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased online at www.MilwaukeeRep.com, by phone at 414-224-9490 or in person at the Ticket Office (108 E. Wells Street, Milwaukee).

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