Hue Man Bookstore and Walk Tall Girl productions are bringing best-selling author, Terrance Dean, and his new novel, MOGUL, Off-Broadway with their “From The Page to Stage” event – TELLING OUR STORIES
A Performance, Discussion and Book signing with bestselling author, TERRANCE DEAN.
The event is being moderated, DR. MARC LAMONT HILL, Host of Our World with Black Enterprise.
Wednesday, June 8 8pm Second Stage Theatre 305 W. 43rd Street New York, NY
BY THE WAY MEET, VERA STARK
The hit comedy by Pulitzer Prize winner
Lynn Nottage starring Sanaa Lathan.
VERA STARK covers a seventy year journey. Terrance Dean’s new novel MOGUL takes place in the present day. Both chronicle the lives of African Americans striving for success in the entertainment industry while trying to maintain their personal integrity. Dean will compare and connect the worlds of VERA STARK (the past) and MOGUL (the present) to reveal how much (or how little) has changed. He will also explore the importance of telling our stories, authentic stories, both on the page and on the stage. Dr. Marc Lamont Hill of Our World with Black Enterprise will moderate.
The book signing: Terrance Dean will sign copies of MOGUL, which will be available for sale. Ten (10) lucky people will receive a copy of the book — Free! Tickets: BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK $52.50 when you use code MPVS (reg $75)
Under 30? Tickets $30 with valid ID
Three easy ways to purchase tickets:
By Phone: 212.246.4422 In Person: Second Stage Theatre Box Office, 305 W. 43rd Street.
Box Office hours: Mon-Sat 10am-7pm | Sun 10am-3pm
Terrance Dean, author of Essence bestselling memoir HIDING IN HIP-HOP, has worked in the entertainment industry for over 15 years with heavy hitters such as Spike Lee, Rob Reiner, Keenan Ivory Wayans, and Anjelica Houston. He has worked with television and film production companies such as BET, Savoy Television, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, and Sony Pictures. Most recently, Dean worked with MTV Networks for over six years helping to produce live award shows and events including MTV Video Music Awards, Movie Awards, Hip Hop Honors, Rock Honors, Sports & Music Festival, and Choose or Lose. Dean is also the founder/creator of Men’s Empowerment, Inc. and co-creator of The Gathering of Men with Adeyemi Bandele. He attended Fisk University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Dean is a 2005 John Seigenthaler Journalism Fellow from Vanderbilt University and served as a writer-in-residence with the Detroit Public School system. He is a contributor to the anthologies Souls of My Brothers and Gone Too Soon and his writings have appeared in publications such as Vibe, Essence, Juicy, The Advocate and Fatherhood Today.
About Dr. Marc Lamont Hill: Professor, Author, Speaker, Activist
Marc Lamont Hill
Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is one of the leading hip-hop generation intellectuals in the country. His work, which covers topics such as culture, politics, and education, has appeared in numerous journals, magazines, books, and anthologies. Dr. Hill has lectured widely and provides regular commentary for media outlets like NPR, Washington Post, Essence Magazine, and the New York Times. He is the host of the nationally syndicated television show Our World With Black Enterprise, which airs Sunday mornings on TV One and broadcast markets around the country. He also provides regular commentary for CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News Channel, where he was a political contributor and regular guest on The O’Reilly Factor. An award-winning writer, Dr. Hill is a columnist and editor-at-large for the Philadelphia Daily News. Dr. Hill is on the faculty of Columbia University as Associate Professor of Education at Teachers College. He also holds an affiliated faculty appointment in African American Studies at the Institute for Research in African American Studies at Columbia University. He is the author of Beats, Rhymes, and Classroom Life: Hip-Hop Pedagogy and the Politicsof Identity and co-editor of Media, Learning, and Sites of Possibility and TheAnthropology of Education Reader. Trained as an anthropologist of education, Dr. Hill holds a Ph.D. (with distinction) from the University of Pennsylvania.
BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK
now through June 12 @ 2nd Stage Theatre
MOGUL by Terrance Dean
Atria Books Paperback Original; On-sale date: June 14, 2011