S.4 Ep.13 – A Q&A with the Cast of ‘Thirty-Seven’



In this episode, we hear a panel discussion with the cast of Leslie M. Scott-Jones’ radio play Thirty-Seven. We also talk about what we’ve been reading.

Abby and Abby talked about poetry

Next, we hear a recording of a virtual panel discussion with local playwright Leslie M. Scott-Jones and the cast of her recent radio play, Thirty-Seven.

Synopsis of Thirty-Seven

A young Black man wrestles with the decision to get involved in the Movement for Black Lives. Armed with intelligence well beyond his 8th grade education, we follow his journey through the everyday struggle of being Black in america. Seth, played by Jamahl Garrison-Lowe, has been told that his entire existence is inconsequential, and he knows that to be a lie. Now he must decide what to do about it, weighing his physical safety against his emotional and spiritual well being. While he ponders these thoughts, he must also survive long enough to put thought to action.

Cast

  • Jamahl Garrison-Lowe as Seth Cornelius Jefferson
  • Bibi Mama as Lillian Martin Wood
  • J.J. Johnson as Arthur Johnson
  • Megan Randall as Caroline Genovese
  • Andy Davis as Paul Dorden

 

Video recording of the panel

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