Actor-writer Connie Winston discusses upcoming solo show ‘American Captives’

10/3/2019, 3:11 p.m.

Writer/performer Connie Winston (right) discussed the upcoming performance of her solo show “American Captives: Lena Baker & Sandra Bland” with WBAI (99.5-FM) radio host, producer and activist Malika Lee Whitney (left) during the Sept. 27 evening broadcast of the station’s multi-discipline arts focused program “Untitled.” Scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 6, 4 p.m. in Manhattan as part of the United Solo Theatre Festival, “Captives” focuses on the relationship between Black women and the U.S. criminal justice system during the 60 years between the deaths of Baker and Bland. Directed by Rhonda “Passion” Hansome, the show is recommended for adults, and will be staged on Theatre Row, 410 W. 42nd St. Tickets, at $45 plus a $2.25 Theatre Restoration Charge, are on sale at the box office or online through Telecharge: (www.telecharge.com)/212-239-6200. When placing your reservation, please provide the festival name: United Solo Theatre Festival, and the time and date of the performance.

For more information on “American Captives: Lena Baker & Sandra Bland,” visit www.americancaptives.com or contact americancaptives@gmail.com.