60 minutes | Apr 8th 2021

S.4 Ep.13 – A Q&A with the Cast of ‘Thirty-Seven’

In this episode, we hear a panel discussion with the cast of Leslie M. Scott-Jones’ radio play Thirty-Seven. We also talk about what we’ve been reading. Abby and Abby talked about poetry Orexia by Lisa Russ Spaar Guillotine by Eduardo C. Corral Next, we hear a recording of a virtual panel discussion with local playwright Leslie M. Scott-Jones and the cast of her recent radio play, Thirty-Seven. Synopsis of Thirty-Seven A young Black man wrestles with the decision to get involved in the Movement for Black Lives. Armed with intelligence well beyond his 8th grade education, we follow his journey through the everyday struggle of being Black in america. Seth, played by Jamahl Garrison-Lowe, has been told that his entire existence is inconsequential, and he knows that to be a lie. Now he must decide what to do about it, weighing his physical safety against his emotional and spiritual well being. While he ponders these thoughts, he must also survive long enough to put thought to action. Cast Jamahl Garrison-Lowe as Seth Cornelius Jefferson Bibi Mama as Lillian Martin Wood J.J. Johnson as Arthur Johnson Megan Randall as Caroline Genovese Andy Davis as Paul Dorden   Video recording of the panel Find recordings of past JMRL programs here: JMRL’s Youtube channel   Follow JMRL’s progress through the tiers of the JMRL COVID-19 Response Plan.  For branch details: Central Crozet Gordon Avenue Greene County Louisa County Nelson Memorial Northside Scottsville COVID-19 Response and Available Online Resources If you have books you’d like to recommend we read and discuss please email us at podcast@jmrl.org. This podcast is made possible through generous support from the Friends of the Library. If you’d like to learn more or join the friends please head to their website. 
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