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THEATER | Sankofa Evenings of Theater & Jazz


The 7th annual Sankofa Evenings of Theatre & Jazz will be held at MuCCC (42 Atlantic Avenue) Thursday, August 28, through Saturday, August 30, showcasing Rochester playwrights, actors, and directors. The two-act drama, "Talk," by C. Kirkland Rivers, examines the impact Charlie and his long-kept secret have on the lives of people close to him. "Talk" will be featured Thursday and Friday nights. Saturday evening will feature three one-act plays, including "Why Didn't You Tell Me" by Jacquetta A. Calhoun, "Moses and the King" by Robert Djed Snead, and "The Wanting" by Laura Thomas. Doors open at 7 p.m. each evening, with a 7:30 p.m. curtain time.

Admission to Thursday's opening night play and reception is $16 in advance or $20 at the door. Admission on Friday is $14 in advance or $18 at the door, and Saturday's admission is $12 in advance and $16 at the door. Advance tickets are available at Mood Makers Books (274 N. Goodman Street at Village Gate). For more information, call 271-7010 or visit