Penn Presents ‘Real Talk’ Student Monologues on August Wilson and Beyond

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460December 13, 2013

WHO:             University of Pennsylvania students in Herman Beavers’ “August Wilson and Beyond” course

WHAT:           “Real Talk” inspired by conversations with members of the West Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

WHEN:           Sunday, Dec. 15, 2-5 p.m.

WHERE:         Platt Performing Arts House, 3702 Spruce St. (entrance set back from the sidewalk) 

“Real Talk” monologues are fictional but based on facts.

Special guests actors from the Philadelphia theater community, Carlo Campbell, Kala Moses Baxter, Kash Goins and Tanya O’Neill, have also been invited to perform.

A video about the course is available at

“Real Talk” is sponsored by Penn’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships, Department of Africana Studies and Provost’s Art and Culture Initiative with funding from the Provost's Interdisciplinary Arts Fund.