SEASON 28 - 2021

The In Response series was developed by TST in 2015 as our theatre's response to current events affecting our community. It does not shy away from controversy in its short plays and monologues as it approaches racism and its consequences by connecting historical context with the present moment. Audiences will leave reflecting on the chain of systemic racism in the United States and the pitfalls and possibilities of our current time in history.

In Response: Surviving 2020

will be performed

Saturday and Sunday

February 27th and 28th

and

March 6th and 7th

Saturdays at 7 pm

Sundays at 4 pm

All show will be streamed on Zoom!

Tickets are available on a “pay-what-you-can” basis.

The Ensemble

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Justin Gubersky
Nia Robinson
RJ Wayne
Sonia Jackson
Joshua Boyd-Williams
Sarah Green
Jaimyon Parker
Charlotte Williams
William Warren
Alisa Murray
John Alexander
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Not Pictured

Nikki Ryan

The Writers

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Rich Rubin
Barbara White Morgan
Peter Pasco
George Corbin
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The Production Team

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Nancy Cheryll Davis
Nancy Renee
Veronica Thompson
Tony Robinson
Jaimyon Parker
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Starina Johnson
Maimouna Camara
Teressa Taylor
Kristina Roth
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The Production Team

Brave Blood
by Rich Rubin
When the American Red Cross decides to segregate the military's blood supply based on race, Dr. Charles R. Drew — the nation's foremost expert on blood banking — points out the illogic and stands up for what's right.


Flying the Flag
by George Corbin
An African-American attending the University of South Carolina, generated controversy during 2012, when he placed a Confederate flag in the window of his dorm room. He insisted it merely represented and honored the “Old South” and was not a symbol of oppression.


The Many Masks Of ‘Rona
by Barbara White-Morgan
A family navigates the reality of the Coronavirus through multiple ICU shifts, podcasts and tattoos.


Sitting Tall
by Rich Rubin
Rosa Parks refuses to move to the back of the bus — and the rest is history.


Sharon’s Prayer
by Peter Pasco
During the summer of 2020 a “progressive” woman, Sharon, prays to God for guidance on how to handle her extended family, how to be an example for her kids, and how to be an ally.


Again by Niki Ryan

 

Black Mantra by Alisa Murray

 

Let's Have A Conversation by Nia Robinson

In Response: Surviving 2020

will be performed

Saturday and Sunday

February 27th and 28th

and

March 6th and 7th

Saturdays at 7 pm

Sundays at 4 pm

All show will be streamed on Zoom!

Tickets are available on a “pay-what-you-can” basis.

SAVE THE DATE FOR IN RESPONSE: PART II

Celebrating our 28th Season!

MAILING ADDRESS

Towne Street Theatre

4101 Budlong Ave., Suite 4

Los Angeles, CA 90037

CONTACT

info@townestreetla.org

(213) 712-6944

IN RESIDENCE

Stella Adler Theatre

6773 Hollywood Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90028

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