By Brooklyn Reader

February 18, 2015, 10:04 am

 

Wendell Pierce, In Conversation, Brooklyn Historical Society, Brothers from the Bottom, Billie Holiday Theatre, Soledad O'Brien

Wendell Pierce and Soledad O’Brien

Acclaimed actor Wendell Pierce (The Wire, Treme), is rehearsing now in Brooklyn for his debut appearance in the Billie Holiday Theatre‘s production of Brothers from the Bottom.

On Thursday, February 19, he will join award-winning journalist, documentarian and producer Soledad O’Brien for an evening of conversation at Brooklyn Historical Society surrounding “Brothers from the Bottom,” a play that examines the interplay between the effects of gentrification and the bond between brothers in New Orleans.

To find out more about the play and to purchase tickets, click HERE.

Use the discount code BFTB for $5 off preview performances on Friday, March 6th at 8pm, Saturday March 7th at 3pm & 8pm, and Sunday, March 8th at 2pm. “Brothers from the Bottom” is presented by the Billie Holiday Theater at The Brooklyn Music School Playhouse, located at 126 St. Felix Street in Brooklyn, from March 6th through March 29th.

WHAT: “In Conversation: Wendell Pierce & Soledad O’Brien”

WHEN: Thursday, February 19, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

WHERE: Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street, Bklyn

HOW MUCH: $5/Free for BHS & G-W Members


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