Get the conversation going with panel discussions and talkbacks!
Facilitated talkbacks with members of the cast and creative team take place following Sunday matinee performances!
Pre-show panel discussions dig into thematic and historical content that illuminate and deepen audience engagement with the play! Every Saturday at 7 PM, join us for a free conversation (no ticket required) before the performance.
TABLE TALK schedule for FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3)
Saturday, June 3, 7:00 – 7:30 PM
What does it mean to be Black? What does it mean to be a Woman? What does it mean to be a Writer? A conversation among artists navigating the intersections of Black/Woman/Writer.
Saturday, June 10, 7:00 – 7:30 PM
Black Soldiers and the Civil War
Black soldiers fought and died in the Civil War — on both the Union and Confederate sides. What did they contribute and what did it mean to be Black in the war to end American slavery?
Saturday, June 17, 7:00 – 7:30 PM
Black Bodies Matter, Then and Now
A discussion of the relationship between U.S. policy and the treatment of Black bodies
Saturday, June 24, 7:00 – 7:30 PM
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Theatre
An examination of the state of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the contemporary American and local theatre landscapes.
Sunday afternoon actor talkbacks open the floor to the audience to ask questions directly of performers.
(Immediately following matinee performances on June 4, 11, 18 – no talkback June 25)