FREE, reservations recommended.
Tuesday, April 28 | 7-9pm
Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Boulevard | Chicago, IL
In stop. reset., Ames is looking for someone to whom he can pass his legacy and how he will be remembered. Historically, books served as the vessels of memory—as technology evolves, what will hold memory in the future?
Moderated by Lee Bey and featuring panelists Tracie Hall, Khari B., Ayana Contreras and Mwata Bowden.
FREE EVENT, RSVP recommended. Seating is first-come, first-served.
Award-winning actor/playwright/director and Goodman Theatre Artistic Associate Regina Taylor celebrates her 20th season at the theatre with the Chicago premiere of stop. reset. In stop. reset., e-books and digital technologies are transforming the literary world, and Chicago businessman Alex Ames must try to save his long-standing African American book publishing company from extinction. While his employees fret over losing their jobs, Ames finds unlikely inspiration from a mysterious teenager, J., who seems to be plugged into the future. The aging Ames is forced to discover how far he’s willing to go to survive.