TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET: Sunday Scholars Series

Sunday, June 2

We hope you will join us for this special hour-long panel discussion, moderated by dramaturg Regina Victor and assistant dramaturg Yasmin Zacaria Mikhaiel, and featuring these special guests: 

Thomas M. Armstrong  Author of The Autobiography of a Freedom Rider: My Life as a Foot Soldier for Civil Rights, in 1961 he and three other Tougaloo University students (the so-called “Tougaloo Four”) took part in the Freedom Rides, inspiring dozens of others to make the dangerous trips.

Pastor Don Moore — Senior Pastor of Living Word Chapel in West Hurley, New York, who is the cousin of Too Heavy for Your Pocket director Ron OJ Parson and brother of the late Freedom Rider Ivor “Jerry” Moore.

Afram Bill Williams — Chicago actor, playwright, poet, and short story writer whose early life included five years spent at Parchman Prison.

This Sunday Scholars discussion is FREE and open to the public. If you would like to attend but are not attending the show that day, please arrive by 4:25 pm and you can enter the theatre once the performance concludes. Questions? Call the Box Office at 773.281.8463 x6.