Suzan-Lori Parks is the author of The Red Letter Plays at Signature Theatre.
Suzan-Lori Parks is the author of The Red Letter Plays at Signature Theatre.
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Signature Theatre has announced special events connected to its production of Suzan-Lori Parks's The Red Letter Plays, F*cking A and In the Blood at the Pershing Square Signature Center.

Parks and her band, The Band, will perform at the Signature Café + Bar at 4:15pm and 6:30pm on September 9, 23, 30, and October 7. The free performances will feature Parks, guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Christian Konopka, and percussionist and actor Julian Rozzell.

The Signature Spotlight series of free conversations will kick off September 6 at 6pm with a panel featuring the scenic designers of the two plays, Rachel Hauck and Louisa Thompson. Parks and F*cking A director Jo Bonney will have a public conversation on September 20 at 6:30pm, with Parks and In the Blood director Sarah Benson in discussion on September 27 at 6pm. Parks will sign books following the September 27 conversation.

Tickets to Signature productions are not required to attend these special events.