IU Northwest to present ‘True Colors’

2013-05-24T12:00:00Z IU Northwest to present ‘True Colors’Erika Rose | Office of Marketing and Communications at Indiana University Northwest nwitimes.com

GARY | Indiana University Northwest invites the campus and community to a free presentation of "True Colors," a drama and comedy of the morning after the first black president is re-elected.

The production, written by Vernon Williams and presented by Word of Mouth Productions, is scheduled for 7 p.m., June 6 in the Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium, located in the Savannah Center. Doors open at 6 p.m.

"True Colors" explores the dynamics of prejudice and intolerance through perspectives of those who knowingly and unwittingly perpetuate it as well as those who are affected and/or outraged by it. This one-act play examines themes of diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion. The dialogue ranges from shocking to subtle while remaining provocative throughout. Four characters – two black and two white – enact the roles that provide the theatrical backset on the issue of bigotry in the presentation of six disconnected, powerful vignettes.

The production is presented by the Neal-Marshall Alumni Club of Indiana University.

The Savannah Center is located on the southeast corner of the main campus parking lot at 33rd Avenue and Broadway.

For more information, contact Phyllis Barlow at (219) 980-6596 or plbarlow@iun.edu.

For information about parking policies at IU Northwest, including a new process for temporary permits, visit iun.edu/parking/parking-permits/index.htm.

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