New Freedom Theatre is partnering with Project 1 Voice to present a stage reading of A Soldier’s Play, a drama written by Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Fuller, directed by Johnnie Hobbs, Jr., and presented by executive director Sandra Norris Haughton. The event will take place on Monday, June 17 at 8:00 PM at the John E. Allen Theatre on 1346 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia.
Charles Fuller and Leslie Odom, Jr. will be making an appearance at the event. The cast includes Andrew Albitz, Carl Anderson, Kareem Carpenter, Mel Donaldson, Robert Dondiego, MJ Harris, Donald Newton, Leslie Odom, Jr., Jahzeer Terrell, Gene Terruso, James Whitfield, and Kirschen Wolford.
Project 1 Voice is an international day of celebration that will feature simultaneous staged readings of A Soldier’s Play in 30 theaters of the African Diaspora from Los Angeles to New York to Port Elizabeth, South Africa, all coming together to celebrate African American theater.