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Day of Absence at Anacostia Playhouse




Anacostia Playhouse

2020 Shannon Place SE
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Douglas Turner Ward

Griot Theatre

Douglas Turner Ward

Griot Theatre

News About Day of Absence at Anacostia Playhouse

THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards
February 03, 2020

Tonight, at a celebration honoring theatre excellence on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery for theatreWashington's announcement of nominees for the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 18 at an event at the Anthem.

BWW Review: DAY OF ABSENCE at Theater Alliance
October 15, 2019

Just as African-American artists have sought to reclaim the racist imagery of the past to confront contemporary viewers, the entryway to the Theater Alliance's performance of 'Day of Absence' at the Anacostia Playhouse is decorated with oversized posters advertising blackface minstrel shows.

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