• Mosaic Theater

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.

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Atlas Performing Arts Center

1333 H Street NE

Washington, DC 20002


202-399-7993 ext 2


Monday-Friday, 11 AM to 2 PM; 3 PM to 6 PM

In person: 2 hours prior to show on show days

Box office does NOT take calls two hours prior to a show's curtain, but will return all voice messages left during that time.

Will Call opens one hour prior to curtain.

Patrons who arrive late will be seated at the discretion of management.