Hold Up: The Catcher in the Rye

Hold Up showcases Black performers dissect literature with laughter, poignant discussion, and topical context.


Thursday August 20, 2020
8:00 PM
Free (donations appreciated)

Created by Krystal Ramseur and Derek Hayes, Hold Up showcases Black performers dissecting literature in a way that wasn’t always comfortable in grade school. Full of laughter and energy, this panel show also delves into poignant academic assessments of the text while weaving in modern context and individual perspectives.

The cast features all Black performers from Baltimore, DC, and Philadelphia: Anna Cooper, Chris Esperance, Ehmonie Hainey, Lauren Jordan, Hank Rawlerson, and Tandra Turner



This week’s book is The Catcher in the Rye. 


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