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WordTheatre brings selections from John Edgar Wideman’s collection of microstories, Briefs, to life at M Bar in Hollywood.

Featuring peformances from:

  • Barry Shabaka Henley (Collateral, FlashForward)
  • Edi Gathegi (Twilight, New Moon, House)
  • Howard Hesseman (About Schmidt, All About Steve)
  • James Pickens Jr. (Grey’s Anatomy, The X-Files)
  • Keith David (Platoon, Crash)
  • Nina Siemaszko (West Wing, The Haunting of Molly Hartley)
  • Omar Dorsey (The Blind Side, Starsky and Hutch)
  • Paula Newsome (Little Miss Sunshine, Reign Over Me)
  • Theron Cook (Daydream)
  • Narrated by Dave Fennoy (announcer for the NAACP Awards)

Produced and Directed by Cedering Fox

John Edgar Wideman is the author of more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction, including the award-winning Brothers and Keepers, Philadelphia Fire, and most recently the novel Fanon. He is the recipient of a MacArthur Genius grant, two PEN/Faulkner awards, and has been nominated for the National Book Award. Wideman lives in Manhattan and teaches at Brown University. Briefs available exclusively at www.Lulu.com/john_edgar_wideman

Doors opened at 6 PM for dinner and performance begins at 7 PM. The M Bar required a $10 food minimum.