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A free conversation series with local scholars and community members that explores our productions’ themes and contexts.

Theatre as community.

Join us before select performances for ETC Essentials, a free conversation series facilitated by our staff and featuring experts on topics covered within the play. Discussions begin an hour before curtain and run 30 to 45 minutes. These events are free to attend but registration is encouraged.

Upcoming events

• A bright photo of the American Constitution with a yellow overlay and a big navy splotch underneath it against a yellow background with indistinguishable cursive writing.What the Constitution Means to Me
Sunday, September 24, 2023 at 1:00 pm

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A black and white photo of August Wilson in profile against a background of various white pages with writing collaged over a wall.How I Learned What I Learned
Sunday, March 3, 2024 at 1:00 pm

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• A photo of three paper cups in a row with a hand lifting one up to reveal a ball underneath it against a bright real background.The Match Game
Sunday, April 28, 2024 at 1:00 pm

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A close-up of the door handle of a red vehicle with the key in the lock and a keychain of Texas hanging.Hands on a Hardbody
Sunday, June 23, 2024 at 1:00 pm

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Photo credits | Ticket Discounts, Nick Cearley in Buyer and Cellar (Ryan Kurtz); Volunteer, Pamela Myers, Justin McCombs, Carter Bratton, & Dale Hodges in Ripcord (Ryan Kurtz); Gift Vouchers, Sara Mackie, Denise Devlin, Brooke Steele, & Mia Gentile in Winter Wonderettes.