MON. FEB 13, at 7PM | Reading Series: "The Death of Bessie Smith"
Reading Series: Edward Albee's The Death of Bessie Smith
In conjunction with Ford Theatre's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf
A staged reading directed by Mosaic's Jennifer L. Nelson
Monday, February 13 from 7-9PM
At the Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Ford’s Theatre and Mosaic Theater Company present a staged reading and discussion of Edward Albee’s The Death of Bessie Smith, directed by Jennifer L. Nelson. Playwright Edward Albee explores the intersection of Jim Crow laws and the death of music legend Bessie Smith, seen through the lens of a segregated Memphis hospital in September 1937. Part of our Capitol Hill Reading Series, supported in part by the Capitol Hill Community Center Foundation.