Loving by Peter Manos Feb. 15-17 2019 7PM

Illyria Theatre Company presents Loving by Peter Manos and related community events

Friday, February 15, 20197:00PM - Friday, February 15, 201910:00PM
At R. R. Moton Museum
Organized by Longwood CLSJE, Illyria Theatre Company

Illyria Theatre Company presents

Loving

by Peter Manos

Experience the love story that changed the course of America forever and celebrate love with a weekend full of community events!

This play tells the true story of Richard Loving, a white Virginia construction worker, and Mildred Jeter, an African American, who married in the 1950s. As a result of this couple, the ban on inter-racial marriage was deemed unconstitutional.

Join us for a Valentine's Day weekend full of community events!

Friday, February 15th

Friday, February 15th   
7:00 PM Loving, a play by Peter Manos - $15
8:15 PM "Wine Down" Discussion & Public Pledge
Enjoy a glass of wine and discuss the play's themes with the actors, audience, and partner organizations. Then make a public pledge to stand together to promote inclusivity, love, and support in the community of Farmville
9:00-10:00 PM "Feel the Love" Dance  Party - Admission included in price of show ticket! Dance the night away with family-friendly dance hits from the 1950's, 1960's and today!
Saturday, February 16th 

 

10:00 AM 

The Case for Loving: The fight for Interracial Marriage, a children's story - Free Admission!

Families are invited to share time with the Loving cast and hear a live reading of this children's book. 

10:30 AM  "Hand Over Your Heart" Art Project with Red Door 104 - Free Admission!
Create a community arts project, sponsored by Red Door 104, All art supplies will be provided. 
7:00 PM  Loving, a play by Peter Manos - $15 
8:15 PM  "Wine Down" Discussion & Public Pledge
Sunday, February 17th   
3:00 PM  "Love Songs" -  a cabaret of music all about love. - Free Admission! 
7:00 PM Loving, a play by Peter Manos - $15
8:15 PM  "Wine Down" Discussion & Meet the Playwright 

 Visit www.illyriatheatrecompany.com or call 434.BUY4ITC to purchase tickets!

Community Partners: Moton Museum, Longwood CLSJE, Illyria Theatre Company, Hotel Weyanoke, 

Centra Southside Community Hospital, Virginia Children's Book Festival, Benjamin Johnson, CPA, Mainly Clay


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