Highlights will include the world premiere of Nothing Personal, starring Colman Domingo; previews of Carl Hancock Rux's Stranger on Earth and STEW's Notes of a Native Son; the world premiere of Dianne McIntyre's Time is Time; a discussion on Baldwin and Queer Futurity; and a conversation on what Baldwin would say about contemporary America, moderated by festival curator, Lawrence Wechsler.
Bill T. Jones, Executive Artistic Director of New York Live Arts
Jean Davidson, Executive Director and CEO of New York Live Arts
Lawrence Weschler, non-fiction writer and Baldwin festival curator
Patricia Cruz, Executive Director, Harlem Stage
Rich Blint, Associate Director, Office of Community Outreach and Education, Columbia University School of the Arts
Aisha Karefa-Smart, niece of James Baldwin
For further information on Live Ideas: James Baldwin, This Time!, visit newyorklivearts.org/liveideas/.
*Partner/Collaborators in The Year of James Baldwin include Harlem Stage, New York Live Arts, Columbia University School of the Arts, The Office of Community Outreach and Education and The New School and its Vera List Center for Art and Politics and the School of Writing