International Human Rights Art Festival comes to the Culture Project

Date:
October 15, 2017
Location:
440 Grand Street
New York, NY 10002,
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The Culture Project, New York's premier activist theatre, has asked the International Human Rights Art Festival to help inaugurate their new space, a 500-seat house in New York's Lower East Side.  We will be producing an evening of performances, acts, talks and music that fuses our belief sincerity, passion and beauty with the Culture Project's long history of using theatre to influence social and political energy.

The evening will be highlighted the appearance of our newest Honorary Co-Sponsor, actor Kathleen Turner.  KKathleen Turner iwill perform a monologue about citizenship from her one-person show "Red Hot Patriot," about Mollie Ivins, .  The show played at the Arena Stage (DC), Berkeley Rep (CA), Philadelphia Theatre Company (PA). 

Kathleen Turner is an actress who's movies include Romancing the Stone and Prizzi's Honor, each of which earned her a Golden Globe Award; Peggy Sue Got Married, which brought both Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations; and Body Heat and War of the Roses, both of which earned her further Golden Globe nominations.  She also starred on Broadway and has been nominated for the Tony Award twice for her Broadway roles as Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and as Martha in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?