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Catherine Filloux and Selma ’65 at Sill Waters in a Storm Literacy Center

On September 20, 2014 at the literacy center Still Waters in a Storm in Bushwick, Brooklyn, Marietta Hedges performed from Catherine Filloux’s new one-woman play SELMA ‘65. The performance was followed by a discussion about the play and voting rights, … Continue reading

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The AMAZING Activists, Scholars, and Artist Panels and Q&A’s for SELMA ’65

Don’t forget that most of the performances of SELMA ’65 include a discussion with various activists, artists, and scholars on the critical themes and events of the play. Be sure when you get you tickets here, that you check out … Continue reading

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LA MAMA PRESENTS: SELMA ’65! CHECK OUT THE FULL INFO ON THE PLAY HERE!

LA MAMA PRESENTS: SELMA ‘65 A NEW PLAY BY CATHERINE FILLOUX STARRING MARIETTA HEDGES DIRECTED BY ELEANOR HOLDRIDGE In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Selma Voting Rights Movement, Selma ‘65 explores the virtually unknown stories, and double lives, … Continue reading

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An Interview with Gary May, author of The Informant and Bending Toward Justice

Gary May is the author of The Informant, about SELMA ’65 character Gary Thomas Rowe and a major research source for the play, premiering at La MaMa in NYC this fall. May is also the author of Bending Toward Justice, the … Continue reading

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Actor Marrietta Hedges on Selma ’65 and her characters Viola Liuzzo and Tommy Rowe.

   In Summer of 2009, Hedges met playwright Catherine Filloux while participating in a panel for women involved in socio-political theatre making at the annual conference of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education. Since then they’ve worked together on … Continue reading

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Part II of an interview with playwright Catherine Filloux on her characters, her unique use of outreach and audience engagement, recent Voting Rights Legislation and more details on SELMA ’65!

Participants of Catherine Filloux’s October 16, 2013 workshop livestreamed from The Freedom Foundation in Selma and from University of South Carolina-Lancaster to actress Marietta Hedges and Catherine Filloux at CultureHub in New York City. When you write your plays, do … Continue reading

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Catherine Filloux on Writing and Selma ’65.

Part 1 of an interview with playwright Catherine Filloux on her writing and the story that inspired her latest work, Selma 65. When did you start writing for theatre and how did you develop your voice? Catherine Filloux: I began … Continue reading

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Selma ’65

Catherine Filloux’s one-woman play will receive its world premiere from September 25th to October 12th, 2014 at La MaMa, where she is a Resident Artist. Her play Selma ’65, has sadly become more timely since the Supreme Court effectively struck down the … Continue reading

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