TIMEPIECES: Too Heavy for Your Pocket

Monday, December 11, 2017 at 7pm

In this award-winning work about the personal costs of public crusades, 2016 Yale School of Drama graduate and Tennessee-born Jiréh Breon Holder takes us back to Nashville in the summer of 1961. The Freedom Riders are embarking on a courageous journey into the Deep South. When Bowzie Brandon gives up a life-changing college scholarship to join the movement, he’ll have to convince his loved ones—and himself—that shaping his country’s future might be worth jeopardizing his own.

Please join us for this FREE reading, which also includes a brief post-show discussion to give you a chance to reflect on the piece and the themes and issues it presents.