Reading: “Everyday Use”

May 8, 6 p.m.
Free and open to the public.

DPAM and the DePaul Theatre School present a reading of Alice Walker’s 1973 short story, “Everyday Use,” in which an heirloom quilt is at the center of a family conflict.

The reading will be followed by an informal discussion with the performers and Joyce Bean, DePaul professor in Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse.

Featuring Jacqueline Williams (above), Abie Iraborl (MFA 2), Kiandra Layne (BFA 4), and Justin Wilson (MFA 3).

Jacqueline Williams is a Chicago-based actor who has had a distinguished stage career, working repeatedly with Steppenwolf Theater and the Goodman Theater as well as dozens of regional and national productions. Her BFA is from DePaul University’s Theatre School. She appears courtesy of Actors’ Equity.

This event is in conjunction with “From Heart to Hand: African American Quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.”


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