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Danny Glover Visits Bowie State’s New Fine and Performing Arts Center

October 24, 2012

Glover Participates in Post-Show Discussion for ‘Blood Knot’

WHO:  Actor-director Danny Glover will participate in a panel discussion at Bowie State’s new Fine and Performing Arts Center after a performance of Blood Knot, Athol Fugard’s play about the bond between two half-brothers living together in apartheid South Africa. Glover is most well-known for his roles as Detective Roger Murtaugh in the Lethal Weapon film franchise and as Mr. Albert Johnson in the film, The Color Purple.

WHAT: The post-show discussion, led by the show’s director, Theatre Professor Bob Bartlett, will focus on Fugard’s works and his play, Blood Knot. Glover provided guest direction for Bowie State’s production, featuring local actors JaBen Early and DC Cathro, who have appeared in local and regional theatres and festivals, including last summer’s Capital Fringe Festival. The play runs through Sunday, Oct. 28. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students, staff, faculty and seniors.

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, 9:45 p.m.
Immediately following the 7:30 p.m. performance of Blood Knot

WHERE: Fine and Performing Arts Center’s Black Box Theatre
Bowie State University
14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, MD 20715


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