Daphne Brooks, guest speaker at Westport Country Playhouse, Aug. 20

Daphne Brooks

Daphne A. Brooks, professor of African American Studies, Theater Studies, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Yale University, will be guest speaker at Westport Country Playhouse’s Sunday Symposium following the Sunday, August 20, 3 p.m. matinee performance of “Appropriate,” an Obie Award-winning play about family secrets by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. The Playhouse Sunday Symposium program is free and open to the public.

Brooks will engage in a conversation about the play with David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director, and director of the production. Kennedy is the winner of Connecticut Critics Circle Awards for Outstanding Director of a Play and Outstanding Production of a Play for last season’s “The Invisible Hand.”

Read the full article in Broadwayworld.com article: http://www.broadwayworld.com/connecticut/article/Westport-Country-Playho…

Thursday, August 10, 2017