Confronting Suburban Poverty at Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Please join Elizabeth Kneebone and Alan Berube for a special discussion about their book “Confronting Suburban Poverty in America” following the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company’s performance of “Detroit” on Saturday, September 21. Kneebone, a fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program, and Berube, a senior fellow and deputy director of the program, released the book in May.
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company’s production of “Detroit,” by Lisa D’Amour, will run from September 9 through October 6. The dark comedy, which is directed by John Vreeke, captures our economic moment and the realities of suburban poverty on a human scale.
Following the 3:00 p.m. performance on Saturday, September 21, Kneebone and Berube will participate in a post-show discussion about the changing geography of poverty and ways to alleviate poverty in our community.
For more information on the performance and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.woollymammoth.net/performance/detroit. For a discounted ticket rate of $25, select the 3:00 p.m. performance on September 21 and enter the code “BROOKINGS” on the ticketing page. The code can also be redeemed over the phone at 202-393-3939, or in person at the box office.
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