Panel Discussions

Each season, Hattiloo carefully selects plays and musicals to make us laugh, cry, dance in our seats, think about our neighbors, celebrate our history, and reflect on the world around us. Just as in real life, every story is important. And every play that hits the Hattiloo stage is an opportunity to get the community engaged in subjects that are meaningful in one way or another.

For each play in the season, Hattiloo assembles some of the brightest minds to share their perspectives on subjects related to each play's themes and relevant social issues. Panel discussions are free and open to the public.

Ruined: Women Who Fight for Social Justice. Thursday, August 10, 6p
Fetch Clay, Make Man: The Social Identity of Black Men. Thursday, September 14, 6p
Sassy Mamas: Black Women Discuss Profession versus Relationships. Thursday, October 26, 6p
Sunset Baby: Children of Black Revolutionaries Speak. Thursday, January 11, 6p
Selma; A Musical Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Why Are We Still Marching? Thursday, February 22, 6p
JITNEY: Black Ingenuity in Business. Thursday, April 19, 6p.
RAISIN: The Effects of Gentrification. May 31, Thursday, 6p


Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays: 7:30p
Saturday Matinees: 2p
Sunday Matinees 3p
No late seating. Plays run 4 - 5 weeks.

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