An Afternoon with Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Tuesday, March 26 at 2:30pm

This is a past event.

Massman Theatre (Drama Center) (DRC)
1029 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Admission is free. Reservations required. RSVP beginning Wednesday, February 27, at 9:00 a.m.

USC Students, Staff, and Faculty: RSVP
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Ruben Santiago-Hudson is one of the most accomplished theatre artists of his generation. In conversation with USC professor David Román, the Tony Award–winning actor, playwright, and director will discuss his inspirations and accomplishments, including the revival of his Obie Award–winning Lackawanna Blues at the Mark Taper Forum.

Ruben Santiago-Hudson 
is an actor, writer, and stage director who has won national awards for his work in all three categories. His film and television credits include American Gangster, Billions, Castle, Coming to America, Law & Order, Shaft, and many others. Broadway credits include Seven Guitars (Tony Award, Best Featured Performer), Jelly’s Last Jam, and Gem of the Ocean with Phylicia Rashad. He has been awarded the Humanitas Prize in writing for the HBO film adaptation of his play Lackawanna Blues, the Lucille Lortel Award and Obie Award for Outstanding Direction, and the NAACP Lifetime Achievement Theatre Award. (IMDbTEDx Talk)

Related Event:
Lackawanna Blues
An Experience L.A. Event

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Depart USC at 7 p.m.; return at 10:30 p.m.
Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles
For more info, click here.

Presented by USC Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative. Organized by David Román (English and American Studies and Ethnicity) and the USC School of Dramatic Arts.

Event Type

Arts, Dance/Theater


University Park Campus


Dramatic Arts, Visions and Voices, visionsandvoices



Admission is free. Reservations required.

Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative


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