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CLRI presents "Letters From Anne and Martin"

 

The Office of CLRI will host the Anne Frank Project of Mutual Respect as they present "Letters From Anne and Martin" A dramatic presentation of parallel worlds and kindred spirits in our history, drawn entirely from the text of Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl (1947, expanded 1995) and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail (1963).The theatrical program is developed by Alexandra Gellner, Director of Performance. The performance will be video live streamed on the Buffalo Public Schools Website at www.buffaloschools.org from the Math Science and Technology Preparatory School on October 13, 2021 @ 9:30am. Performances will also be held at Olmsted High School and the Harriet Ross Tubman School.

Please see attached flyer for details. 

 

ACTORS:

 

Parish Bradley (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) is an American actor from Buffalo, New York. He studied acting at both Stella Adler school of acting as well as The Bova Actors Workshop. He is currently an Artistic Associate with the professional theatre group “The Seeing Place.” His most recent film work is a short film called “See You Yesterday,” with executive producer Spike Lee and screened in over 30 National and International Film Festivals in 2017.  To learn more about Parish Bradley visit his website: parishbradley.com.

 

Olivia Konteatis is a Manhattan based actress and singer. She is incredibly honored to tell Anne's story. The more she reads of Anne's work and her incredibly creative mind, the more she falls in love. Olivia is a graduate of NYU Tisch, The New Studio on Broadway. Recent credits include: I Want A Country (NY Fringe Festival), Matt & Maddie (Midtown International Theatre Festival), Fun Home, Merrily We Roll Along, Idomeneus (NYU Tisch). Olivia is from New Jersey and is a proud first generation American! Her family's roots are in Cyprus and Ireland. Website: oliviakonteatis.com