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On Stage with LisaGay Hamilton Tuesday, April 10, 7 p.m. Ground Zero Performance Café Accomplished theatre, film and television actor LisaGay Hamilton will present a solo performance addressing her struggles and triumphs as an African American woman working in the visual and performing arts. Hamilton is best known for her role as attorney Rebecca Washington on the ABC drama The Practice and for her critically acclaimed performance in Jonathan Demme’s film adaptation of Toni Morrison’s Beloved. Hamilton has also worked with some of the most accomplished playwrights of the late twentieth century, including Athol Fugard and August Wilson. Her leading roles on stage include Isabella in Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure and Ophelia in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Hamilton will perform excerpts from her remarkable career and will share autobiographical and historical anecdotes related to her work.

Photo: Lisa Levart

Organized by David Román (English and American Studies and Ethnicity).

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VISIONS AND VOICES

Visions & Voices 2011-2012  

Visions and Voices is a USC-wide arts and humanities initiative that is unparalleled in higher education. President C. L. Max Nikias establi...

Visions & Voices 2011-2012  

Visions and Voices is a USC-wide arts and humanities initiative that is unparalleled in higher education. President C. L. Max Nikias establi...