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Hey! I Heard You’re Black

June 29 @ 7:30 pm


Hey! I Heard You’re Black

6/29/2024 @ 7:30pm

NJPAC Center for Arts Education, Newark

Join us at Prudential presents North to Shore Festival for an eye-opening staged reading of Alicia Whavers’ new play Hey! I Heard You’re Black a brand-new play that explores some of the day-to-day experiences of being black in America. Think SNL-meets-theatre. Through a series of vignettes, black couples, strangers, neighbors, and co-workers talk about the intricate realities of their everyday lives. This is an event not to be missed.

Alicia Whavers is an actress, singer and playwright, who was born and raised in Newark, NJ. She received a B.A. in Theatre Arts and Honors English from Drew University. Alicia has performed along the East Coast from New Jersey to Massachusetts. Some of her favorite past credits include Julius Caesar, Canarsie, Murphy’s Law, Macbeth, Paterson Falls, Measure for Measure, and You Can’t Take It With You.

* NTS Official Selections: Alicia Whavers

This category denotes local independent artists, non-profits, small businesses and faith-based organizations that applied and won a competitive grant to perform on showcase stages located in each city or to curate and produce an event for the festival.

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NJPAC Center for Arts Education
24 Rector Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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