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Signature Theatre Hosts Special Gay Men's HIV Awareness Evening on October 1, 2011

September 27, 2011

Signature Theatre Hosts Special Gay Men's HIV Awareness Evening on October 1, 2011

To commemorate the Washington, D.C., premiere of Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South and Gay Men's HIV Awareness Day, Signature Theatre is hosting a special post-show panel discussion on Saturday, October 1st at 8:00 p.m. The discussion, "30 Years is Enuf," is presented through special arrangement with the Black Gay Men's Network, Black AIDS Institute, and Jane M. Saks.

Single ticket prices -- which includes the performance, post-show discussion and meet-and-greet/book-signing with author & star E. Patrick Johnson -- are available at the Signature Box Office at a special discounted price of $35 by using the code word METRO.

Based on his award-winning and critically acclaimed book, E. Patrick Johnson stars in this exploration of the southern Black gay community. Sweet Tea is currently playing in Signature's intimate ARK Theatre through October 9, 2011.

The post-performance "30 Years is Enuf" discussion will be moderated Jesse Milan, board chair emeritus of the Black AIDS Institute. Panelists will include E. Patrick Johnson, Tim'm (artist, HIV/AIDS activist, and character illustrated in Sweet Tea), and Ron Simmons (Us Helping Us). The post-show discussion will also feature an interactive Q&A with the audience.

CONTACT & PERFORMANCE INFORMATION

Signature Box Office: (703) 820-9771 -- use code word METRO

Saturday, October 1 at 8:00 p.m.

Signature Theatre

4200 Campbell Avenue

Arlington, VA 22206

www.signature-theatre.org



This article was provided by Black AIDS Institute. Visit Black AIDS Institute's website to find out more about their activities and publications.

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