.."expose the question the answer hides."

MinterTom Race Themes Aug.24.2019 0 Comments

..more than ever these days, the answer is: James Baldwin. Nikita Stewart’s expansive insight in the New York Times is presented as: The 1619 Project, whose endeavor is to examine slavery in the root of our culture. It is offered in detailed process, causing readers to reflect on the still insoluble sutures in the making of a nation.

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AMERICA REX/Program Notes, TAPAC Showcase Performance, 29th - 31st August, 2018

MinterTom Theatre Projects Sep.08.2018 0 Comments

Change does not happen in a vacuum; context is everything.   I think I have a good memory. I do not.   When first asked to write these Notes I started diving into all sorts of reminiscences that seemed to associate with this play. Off the top of my head, I had to admit that I was only threading with fiction..   Luckily, I keep a journal –and have been doing so since I was 13 years old.   I went to one particular well stacked pile of books, took up the top Journal and opened it –only to be struck at the fact that the book’s first page was titled “America Rex”..

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