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Scribblin' at the Automat- a play with James Baldwin and Richard Avedon

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SPECIAL DATE AND TIME: Monday October 5, 2009 at 8pm EST*****

Scribblin at the Automat-play

Come and talk with the cast and crew of Scribblin' at the Automat play. Arthvr Alleyne’s is a fictional account of a conversation between James Baldwin and Richard Avedon. Alleyne’s portrayal of this conversation between Baldwin and Avedon takes place at a critical juncture in each artist’s respective careers; Baldwin shouldering the burden of the black writer, anxious as to how his next work will be received by the literary world and the public at large after the success of Go Tell It on the Mountain and Avedon already successful as a photographer and editor for Harper’s Bazaar, set to take the reigns of Vogue Magazine and be the trendsetter in fashion for the next quarter century. Marilynn Monroe, Dizzy Gillespie, and Josephine Baker also appear in the play.

Nicole Davenport-model and actress

Special Guest: Nicole Davenport, Philadelphia native, model and actress. Nicole plays the part of Pearl in Scribblin' at the Automat. Nicole is preparing for a 2010 tour of a one woman show called The Light and Dark of Billie Holiday. Check out www.scribblinattheautomat.com. Running form Oct. 1-11, 2009 at the Kumble Theater in NYC, NY. ***SPECIAL DATE AND TIME: Monday October 5, 2009 at 8pm EST***