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Personal History by Dominic Taylor

A Play Reading of: Personal History By Dominic Taylor, Directed by Stanley Coleman

Directed by Stanley Coleman

Personal History follows an African-American couple as they navigate three moments in American life, stretched out over a century in the city of Chicago. The highly educated pharmacist Eugene enters the world of the play in 1903, outraged that he is overqualified and underemployed. At an elegant parlor party hosted by his white business associate, Eugene scandalizes the other guests by challenging their comfortable liberalism. He also meets his future bride, Bethany, herself an accomplished business owner. Toying with time, the play has the couple moving into this same home in an exclusive all-white neighborhood in the early 1950s. Race and class are further jumbled as the action shifts to the 1990s -- the house is now a chic restaurant where Eugene and Bethany, divorced years earlier, have their final transformative encounter. Our production will be streaming with Broadway On Demand in March for your viewing convenience. Please visit our website for more details:  

https://theatre.uoregon.edu/2020/09/14/virtual-event-calendar/ 

Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. (www.playscripts.com)

Date & Time

Weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

03/10/2021 through 03/14/2021

12:00AM - 11:55PM

Add to Calendar 03/10/202112:00 AM 03/10/202111:55 PM America/Los_Angeles Personal History by Dominic Taylor Directed by Stanley ColemanPersonal History follows an African-American couple as they navigate three moments in American life, stretched out over a century... More info at www.oregonfamily.com/events/199703/personal-history-by-dominic-taylor FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SU,WE,TH,FR,SA;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210314 axEakIwmdzNKaowyWmiv58927

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Virtual Event

Event Website

541-346-4171

GA $2.95 | FREE for UO Students

Performing Arts & Dance Diversity UO Common Reading Representation Matters Virtual Event University Eugene

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