• Mai Sennaar

Black Life: Mai Sennaar’s The Arsonist

Programmed by Chika Okoye and Ryanaustin Dennis

Mai Sennaar presents her new theatrical production The Arsonist, the fictional story of a white visual artist and her estranged biracial son, integrating fire science, movement, visual projections, and live music to explore the personal implications of social and political theories surrounding justice in America today. With projections by visual artist Sam Vernon and music by Diana Wharton, a founding member of Sweet Honey in the Rock and composer for Ntozake Shange’s Broadway hit For Colored Girls; actress Rosanne Rubino stars with Shawn Naar.