The Inheritance has announced today a new community engagement initiative titled the “Lobby Series” for four consecutive weeks, beginning February 15.
Audience members with a ticket to The Inheritance part 2 that evening are invited to join a moderated discussion in the lower lobby of the Barrymore Theatre at 6:00pm. According to the press release, the discussions will touch on a different theme from the play each week and will be moderated by representatives from one of the production’s community partners. Additionally, the lobby bar will be open.
The first four “Lobby Series” topics are:
“HIV/AIDS TODAY: WHERE WE’RE AT AND WHERE WE’RE GOING”
A conversation with Kelsey Louie, Chief Executive Officer, GMHC.
Saturday, February 15 at 6:00pm.
“CRYSTAL CLEAR: ADDICTION IN THE QUEER COMMUNITY”
A conversation with Kaitlyn Murphy, Substance Abuse Clinician, and Dr. Joseph S. Ruggiero, Director, Addiction Institute at Mt. Sinai.
Saturday, February 22 at 6:00pm.
“TO THOSE BEFORE AND THOSE TO FOLLOW: INTERGENERATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY THROUGHOUT QUEER HISTORY”
A conversation with Dr. Perry N. Halkitis, Dean, Rutgers School of Public Health, and author ofOut in Time: The Public Lives of Gay Men from Stonewall to the Queer Generation.
Saturday, February 29 at 6:00pm.
“NIGHTLIFE NOW: THE STATE OF THE SCENE FROM GREENWICH VILLAGE TO BUSHWICK”
A conversation with Brooklyn drag performers and nightlife personalities, Junior Mint and Brenda.
Saturday, March 7 at 6:00pm.
Doors will open at 5:45pm. For tickets and more information, visit the official website.