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NEXT EVENT: Friday April 13 2018
7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (CANCELED)

7:30 p.m., April 13–14, 19–21; 2 p.m., April 15, 22

Vera Stark, an African American maid and aspiring actress in 1930s Hollywood, sets out to land a role in a southern epic alongside her white starlet employer. Several years and several films later, Stark disappears, leaving scholars to debate her legacy, mine old interview footage for clues and examine her tangled relationships behind-the-scenes of the film that made her famous. Discover Stark’s story in this comedy that takes an irreverent look at race in Hollywood.

Written by Lynn Nottage.


Free admission for Herberger Institute students, faculty and staff. Reserve your complimentary tickets through the Herberger Institute Box Office: herbergerinstitute.asu.edu/box-office  

For more information please contact:
Sarah McCarty
School of Film, Dance and Theatre
Lyceum Theatre, Tempe campus