GCC Forum Players Perform Single Black Female

Four Performances ~ Genesee Community College Batavia Campus

What:              GCC Forum Players Perform Single Black Female

When:             Four Performances:

  • Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, November 30, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 2, 2018 from at 2 p.m.

Where:            Genesee Community College Batavia Campus – Stuart Steiner Theatre

                        Black Box Theater Set-up / Tickets limited

Who:               Mature audiences (ages 16+)

Background:

Genesee Community College’s Forum Players will take the stage in Single Black Female written by Lisa B. Thompson, award-winning playwright. Performances will take place on November 29, 30 and December 1, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. and on December 2, 2018 at 2 p.m.

In this show, quick comic vignettes tell the story of two thirty-something African-American middle class women looking for love, clothes, dignity and more in a world that only sees stereotypes. This production is a thesis project for co-director Jaime Arena, who is pursuing a master’s degree at Regent University.

The cast of Single Black Female is comprised entirely of GCC students:

  • Single Black Females: Tori Ogunsanya of Brooklyn, NY and Khalisah Muhammad of Harlem, NY.
  • Dancers featured in the production include:
    • Natsumi Sasabe of Tokyo, Japan
    • Akane Hagiwara of Tokyo, Japan
    • Runo Suzuki of Hokkaido, Japan
    • Fu Kikuchi of Fukuoka, Japan
    • Chiyori Nakadai of Chiba, Japan
    • Lakeithia Lindsey of Tampa, FL
    • Salma Huzair of Waterport, NY (missing from cast photo)

Tickets for these performances are $8 for adults, and $5 for seniors (55+) and students (16+) and GCC faculty/ staff. GCC students with ID are $3, and GCC alumni with ID will receive a $2 discount on an adult ticket. To reserve seats, contact the GCC box office at boxoffice@genesee.edu or (585) 345-6814.

For further information and photographs, contact Donna Rae Sutherland, associate director of Marketing Communications at (585) 343-0055 x 6616 or dsutherland@genesee.edu.

Additional Details: http://news.genesee.edu/news/2018/08/29/new-additions-genesee-community-college-arts-and-cultural-center-annual-season-line

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Editor’s Note:

Cast photographs, courtesy of GCC, are available at:  http://marketing.genesee.edu/images/SBF2018_cast.jpg

http://marketing.genesee.edu/images/SBF2018.jpg

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