The Vineyard Theatre will present “Lessons in Survival.” an eight-part series beginning on October 6. Here, a cohort of 40 actors will channel historic conversations, interviews and speeches, listening to original broadcasts on an in-ear feed and speaking exactly what they hear.
The series will include works by such legendary writers as Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, Lorraine Hansberry, Audre Lorde, Toni Morrison, and Bayard Rustin.
Performers will include Kyle Beltran, Dan Butler, Helen Cespedes, Kalyne Coleman, Crystal Dickinson, Brandon J. Dirden, Ricardy Fabre, Yonatan Gebeyehu, Marin Ireland, Peter Mark Kendall, Nicole Lewis, Sevrin Anne Mason, April Matthis, Nana Mensah, Joe Morton, Deirdre O’Connell, Keith Randolph Smith, Ryan Spahn, Chris Stack, Myra Lucretia Taylor, TL Thompson, Nicole Villamil, Victoria Villier, and Reggie D. White.
Memberships to the theatre, all-access passes, and single tickets to this series are now available at www.vineyardtheatre.org or by calling the box office at 212-353-0303.