Playhouse on the Square Teens iN Theatre and Facing History and Ourselves will present Ostracized beginning October 6, 2011. The play is based on a case study by Facing History and Ourselves and presented in conjunction with the Choosing to Participate exhibition at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library through November 30th, 2011. Ostracized is an insightful look at a group of teens and how their dynamic changes and forces one girl to be bullied and ostracized from her circle of friends. A must see for students, parents, and teachers!
Ostracized is directed by Daniel L. Martin and features Autumn Brunson, Josie Campbell, Kenneth Cole III, Alex Collier, Aloeian Dickerson, T'Yanna Fowler, Alyssia McCoin, Hannah Mentgen, Constance Poplos, Preston Simpson, and Renee Tomlin.
Ostracized will be performed at The Evergreen Theatre, 1705 Poplar Avenue, October 6 - 8 and October 13 - 15, at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $10 and can be reserved by calling 901-726-4656. The Thursday, October 6th performance will be followed by a talkback session with a representative from Facing History and Ourselves. Additional performances will take place on Sunday, October 9 at 3:00 pm at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library and Sunday, October 16 at 3:00 pm at the Germantown Public Library. The library performances are free.
For more information on the Facing History and Ourselves case study, please visit the website at: http://ostracism.facinghistory.org.