Saturday, August 6, 2016

PERMANENT COLLECTION - iTheatre Collaborative - February 9 - March 4,2017


Permanent Collection
by Thomas Gibbons
Feb. 2-March 4, 2017
co-Production with A.S.U. West

Soon after African-American businessman Sterling North becomes the new director of the Morris Foundation, he discovers that this world-famous art collection includes several significant African sculptures tucked away in storage. His proposal to add them to the public galleries is opposed by the foundation's long-time education director, who is loyal to the idiosyncratic wishes of the late Dr. Morris. Spurred on by a zealous local journalist, this clash quickly escalates to public accusations of racism and a bitter struggle for control of the collection. “Permanent Collection” is a searing examination of racial politics that ultimately asks how much space -- literally and figuratively -- the white world gives to African-Americans. What is the cost of failing to view the world through another's eyes?

At the West Campus of A.S.U., Second Stage West
9, 10, 11 at 7:30 pm
Feb. 12 at 3 pm

At Herberger, Kax Stage
Feb. 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, March 2, 3, 4 at 8 pm
Feb. 19, 26 at 2 pm

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