Mosaic on the Move - Reconstruction

West End Library

Mosaic on the Move - Reconstruction

Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, 6:30 p.m.

The Library is excited to host Mosaic Theater for a free staged reading of the play "Reconstruction." Join Mosaic actors and staff for a free reading and discussion this important play.

Join the Library and Mosaic Theater Company for a free discussion and reading of the play "Reconstruction" by Tom Mintor.

In the wake of her mother's death, an African American television exec, Ioni Mitchell navigates feelings of isolation.. and loss of family - until memories of her mother take to directing Ioni's focus to a portrait, that has always hung above her bed. In identifying the artist of the portrait, Ioni discovers choices made in an America of the 1870's, whose consequences and deeper secrets haunt an unexpected ancestor, in contemporary France..

The play, moving in time between the present and 1875 - America and France - bears Witness to a startling family history of caste and color .. which reveals crucial hard truths attached to the reality of Freedom.. and freedom of choice.