Basic Black

Mr. Joy and the Politics of Art

Season 2016 Episode 26 | 26m 46s

The play Mr. Joy, on stage now at ArtsEmerson, explores the fallout of a tragic encounter in a Harlem neighborhood and the clash of the cultures. Basic Black discusses the politics of art. Panelists: Barbara Lewis, director, Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture; David Howse, managing director of ArtsEmerson; Tangela Large, actress in Mr. Joy; Afaa Weaver, alumnae professor, Simmons.

Aired: 10/16/15

Rating: NR

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