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22 Feb
The Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
Feb 22, 2019 | 6:30 PM-8:00 PM


A Conversation with Dominique Morisseau

Morisseau will be in conversation with Gallatin professor Michael Dinwiddie (BA '80; TSOA MFA '83).

Dominique Morisseau is the author of The Detroit Project, a three-play cycle including: Skeleton Crew (Atlantic Theater Company), Paradise Blue (Signature Theatre), and Detroit ’67 (Public Theater, Classical Theatre of Harlem and NBT). Additional credits: Pipeline (Lincoln Center Theatre); Sunset Baby (LAByrinth Theatre); Blood at the Root (National Black Theatre) and Follow Me To Nellie’s (Premiere Stages); and co-producer on the Showtime series Shameless. She wrote the book for Ain't Too Proud–The Life and Times of The Temptations, which opens on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre on Opening Mar 21, 2019. Her honors include: Spirit of Detroit Award, PoNY Fellowship, Steinberg Award, AUDELCOS (2), NBTF August Wilson Playwriting Award, Kennedy Prize for Drama, OBIES (2), the Ford Foundation Art of Change Fellowship, Variety’s Women of Impact, and the 2018 MacArthur Genius Grant.


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