Hold Up: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
WIT Virtual Shows - September 17, 2020
Hold Up showcases Black performers dissect literature with laughter, poignant discussion, and topical context. This week's selection: Roald Dahl's classic, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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
Cast- Samiyyah Ali, Kalynn Chambers, Ti Coleman, Dante Moore,Tanya Morgan, Clyde Thompson
THIS WEEK’S BOOK IS THE CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
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