Savannah State’s Theatre Program Along With the Creative Writing Club Uses the Arts to Observe World AIDS Day

Savannah State University’s Visual and Performing Arts Program and student organization, Players by the Sea & the Creative Writing Estuary Club, will observe World AIDS Day through a night of performances. The Theatre Ensemble course, taught by Professor David I. L. Poole will present Watchwomen, written by Carolyn Nur Wistrand. Directed by Professor Poole as well, Watchwomen is a play inspired World AIDS Day. Following their presentation will be a series of creative arts tributes and expressions from Players by the Sea members, Creative Writing Estuary Club members and the Savannah State community as a whole. Members of Savannah’s health community will be present to provide information and Savannah State University Journalism & Mass Communications staff member Kareem Mc- Michael, is scheduled to emcee the event.

Tiffany Wright, Players by the Sea President, had this to say: “our goal with this event is to use theatre, performing arts and spoken word to educate about HIV/AIDS Awareness, pay tribute to those that have died and be the voice of their families and those affected by their loss.” The event will take place in the Kennedy Fine Arts Theater, Wednesday, December 1st at 7:00pm. Admission is free, donations are welcome. For any questions, please contact 912-358-3189 or ssuplayersbythesea@gmail.com

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