The 10th Annual Edward Lewis Festival featuring Department of Theatre faculty members Dr. Scharine and Dr. DeBoeck

February 08 2019

Edward Lewis was a pioneer in African American Theatre. The Edward Lewis Festival honors his legacy by featuring performances that address social and racial issues as well as celebrate diversity. Hosted by Salt Lake City’s Public Library, the 10th Annual Edward Lewis Festival features four performances, including University of Utah’s own, Dr. Lynn Deboeck’s original piece, The Lynchpin Life.

The 10th Annual Edward Lewis Theatre Festival Performances include:
University of Utah Adjunct Assistant Professor Dr. Lynn DeBoeck’s The Lynchpin Life which brings together Civil Rights pioneer Ida B. Wells with a Black Rights Matter woman of today.

GUISE by Chris Curlett and DoLs by Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin (Plan-B Theatre) · Script-In-Hand readings of two short plays-in-progress from Plan-B’s Theatre Artists of Color Writing Workshop.

Me Too Monologues (Wasatch Theatre Company)

Let Me Down Easy (Canary Down the Mine) · Written by Anna Deavere Smith, founding director of the Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue at New York University.


The 10th Annual Edward Lewis Theatre Festival
When: Sunday, February 10
Time: 2P to 5P
Where: Salt Lake City Public Library
FREE admission