Explore Macbeth by Third World Bunfight
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Explore Macbeth by Third World Bunfight

Explore Macbeth with a list of film, lecture, and panel discussion events surrounding this production.

Venue

Multiple Locations

Third World Bunfight’s Macbeth in the 2016 Fringe Festival is set in the Congo and stars an all-black cast. This companion series of free events, film screenings, & lectures discusses national identity, gender, and race in the arts.

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Major support for the co-presentation of Macbeth has been provided to FringeArts by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage and to Opera Philadelphia by the William Penn Foundation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

 


Film Sneak Peek: Brett Bailey: Caught in the Act
Produced and directed by Nicky Newman
Introduction by Dr. Megan Lewis, assistant professor of theater history and criticism, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Sept 16 at 7pm
Free / 90 minutes
Prince Theater
1412 Chestnut Street
Wheelchair accessible

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Panel Discussion: Who gets to tell the story?
Hosted by WURD’s Stephanie Renée

Sept 16 at 8:45pm
Free / 75 minutes
Prince Theater
1412 Chestnut Street
Wheelchair accessible

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Panel discussion with members of Macbeth cast
Hosted by WURD’s Stephanie Renée

Sept 20 at 7pm
Free / 120 minutes
African American Museum of Philadelphia
701 Arch Street

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Performance Provocations: 20 Years of Brett Bailey and Third World Bunfight
Lecture by Dr. Megan Lewis

Dr. Megan Lewis (assistant professor of theater history and criticism, University of Massachusetts Amherst) is a South African-American theater historian and performance scholar concerned with the staging of national identity, gender, and race.

Sept 23 at 6pm
Free / 60 minutes
FringeArts
140 N. Columbus Boulevard
Wheelchair accessible

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Film Screening: Mabele na biso
Directed by Petna Ndaliko

A thirty-minute documentary about community autonomy in Congo. Introduced by Faustin Linyekula, creator of Le Cargo, followed by Q&A with Ndaliko.

Sept 23 at 8pm
Free / 60 minutes
FringeArts
140 North Columbus Boulevard
Wheelchair accessible

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The Congo: From Leopold to Kabila

Pre-show talk with Kasongo Kapanga with introduction by Faustin Linyekula
Kasongo Kapanga is a professor of French and Francophone literature focusing on literature of Central Africa/DRC. He has his PhD in comparative literature from Vanderbilt, and currently teaches at the University of Richmond.
Faustin Linyekula is the creator of Le Cargo.

Sept 24 at 6pm
Free for Macbeth ticket holders
Prince Theater
1412 Chestnut Street
Wheelchair accessible


Opera Overtures Pre-show talk

Sept 25 at 6pm
Free for Macbeth ticketholders / 60 minutes
Prince Theater
1412 Chestnut Street
Wheelchair accessible