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Staged Reading of Milo Rau’s Hate Radio

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Staged Reading
Monday, 17 June 2013, 7:30 – 10 pm
Davis Performing Arts Center (Devine Studio Theatre), Georgetown University main campus, 37th and O Sts, NW
No charge
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Hate Radio (c) Daniel Seiffert
Hate Radio (c) Daniel Seiffert

Directed by Derek Goldman, Co-Artistic Director, Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics, Georgetown University.

Cast: Caroline Clay, Crashonda Edwards, Rick Foucheux, Kenyatta Rogers, Erika Rose, Joshua Street, Baakari Wilder, and Michael Anthony Williams

Hate Radio brings the 1994 Rwandan genocide to life by reconstructing an hour-long broadcast by the Rwandan radio station Radio-Télévision Libre des Mille Collines, which throughout the genocide interspersed sports reports and the latest music hits with naked racist ideology and incitements to murder. With methodically built-up psychological manipulation, RTLM reached the entire Rwandan population; its broadcast could not be avoided.

More about the Playwright:
Milo Rau (Playwright, Hate Radio)

More about the Director and Theater:
Derek Goldman, Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University

More about Hate Radio:
Hate Radio Description (PDF, 222KB)

Followed by a panel discussion "Documentary Theater: Implications for Policy and Post-Conflict Resolution", focusing on how theater can be used as a powerful tool of cultural and political diplomacy.

Cynthia Schneider (Co-Founder, Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics, Georgetown University)

Michael Pelletier (Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, U.S. Department of State)
Eva-Maria Bertschy (dramaturg for Hate Radio)
Ping Chong (Ping Chong + Company)

Eventbrite - Theater of the Voiceless: Staged Reading of Milo Rau’s "Hate Radio"

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