Review: The Meeting | African American Repertory Theater


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The Meeting co-presented by African-American Repertory Theater and Dallas Historical Society

 

Dallas — On exhibit in the Hall of State building in Fair Park is a photograph taken by Marion S. Trikosko of the only meeting between Civil Rights leaders Malcolm X and Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. on March 26, 1964. Trikosko, a photographer with U. S. News & World Report magazine, had no way of knowing he had captured an image of what would become a significant photograph in American history. That following spring, Malcolm X was assassinated. Trikosko’s photograph has inspired many to ponder what might have been had those two men found a way to join forces in the struggle for civil rights.

In 1987, Jeff Stetson wrote The Meeting, his first play, which posits a…

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