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PMA Podcast: Civic Ensemble's 'Fast Blood'

June 29, 2018

Godfrey L. Simmons Jr., senior lecturer in the Cornell Department of Performing and Media Arts and co-artistic director of Ithaca's Civic Ensemble theatre group, and four-time Emmy-award winner and playwright Judy Tate join us for episode 17 of the PMA Podcast.

Listen in for a discussion on Tate's Fast Bloodpresented by Civic Ensemble July 5-22 at the Maggie Goldsmith ampitheater at Lehman Alternative Community School in Ithaca. PMA associate professor Beth F. Milles directs. Fast Blood, a story about slavery, redemption, and ending the cycle of vengeance, is the first of two plays in Civic Ensemble's summer festival Civic Acts: New Plays Toward the Beloved Community. The festival features political plays by women whose work centers on women and people of color. 

Buy tickets for Fast Blood. $20 for reserved tickets; free at the door for those for whom cost is a barrier.

Godfrey L. Simmons Jr. and playwright Judy Tate