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Regina Taylor's VOTE!
Presented by The Oaks Collective in collaboration with Regina Taylor. Short plays and conversation exploring the African-American community's relationship with the political process.
The Oaks Collective in collaboration with Regina Taylor presented Regina Taylor's VOTE! livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 1 October 2020 at 7:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 6:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 4:30 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7).
VOTE! is a call to action that seeks to explore themes and encourage discussion about the African-American community's relationship with the political process through an artistic lens.
Ms. Taylor curated and directed a collection of original short plays written by young playwrights from around the country as well as contribute a short work to the production herself. Members of the Oaks Collective and other artists performed in the production which was followed by a live panel discussion about the democratic process and the impact that young people and communities of color can have on the outcome.
Donations in support of this evening can be made via this donation page. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the United Negro College Fund (UNCF).
For more information, including details on the post-show live panel discussion and a complete list of panelists, please visit The Oaks Collective.
Regina Taylor is the Playwright-in-Residence at Repertory Theatre of St. Louis in St. Louis, MO and through the National Playwright Residency Program, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Find out more about Regina's residency experience, and learn about the impact of the program at large.
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