To Our Patrons
Racism kills. It destroys. It is insidious, blinding us to our own biases. We mourn the loss of innocent Black lives and join with those seeking justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, and countless others.
Theatre can be a voice against racism. As an art form dedicated to bringing people together, theatre allows us to experience other perspectives, challenge long-held assumptions, and reminds us of our shared humanity. The stories we tell can and must lead to greater understanding, empathy and compassion.
It is imperative that the work on our stages and in our classrooms play a role in the critical dialogue and commitment to change that must take place.
We will listen more. We will recognize our mistakes. And we will join with others to work towards a more just future.