Explosive moments in history inspire art. Goodman Artistic Associate Dael Orlandersmith (Until the Flood), Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly, Chinglish), Joan Appell Lipkin (Dance the Vote Project) and Olivia Ridley (Ghost Gun, #ENOUGH: Plays To End Gun Violence) address this and more in a thought-provoking live-stream event, moderated by Willa J. Taylor, Goodman Walter Director of Education and Engagement.
Watch: As part of the Goodman’s 2018 Musical Theater Intensive program, choreographer Darian Tene crafted this powerful piece set to Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I’ve been to the mountaintop” speech.
In his story, ‘So Far Away’, GeNarrations student Dion Walton shares his experience living through the AIDS epidemic in California as a Black trans man. Far too many Black trans people did not survive this crisis. And today, far too many Black trans lives continue to be overlooked.