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Join us for a reading and discussion of Nikkole Salter's Indian Head, a play-in-progress about mascot controversy, a passionate high schooler's activism, and a family's tribal ties. The second of three staged readings that are part of the 2016 NJPAC Stage Exchange: The Commissions.
The reading will be followed by a FREE public symposium on INDIAN HEAD and the topic of Native American tribalism and tradition. Please lend your voice to the discussion!
WHEN: Friday, May 20, 2016, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm WHERE: New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), in the Chase Room One Center Street, Newark NJ TICKETS: Tickets to the reading are $5.00 & are available at njpac.org (888) GO-NJPAC. All proceeds benefit the Newark Museum's Art of the Americas Collection. Symposium (beginning at 9:00 pm) is free.
About the Program:
NJPAC Stage Exchange: The Commisions 2016, a groundbreaking new-play commissioning program, also known asNJStageX.
The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), in partnership with New Jersey Theatre Alliance and Newark Celebration 350, is working with Passage Theatre Company (Trenton), Luna Stage Company (West Orange), and Writers Theatre of New Jersey(Madison) to produce original theatrical works about issues relevant to the Garden State. Each play will have a staged reading at NJPAC in Spring 2016 and then receive a world premiere at its co-commissioning theatre during the 2016-17 season.