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'Upbeat' to be performed March 27

"Upbeat," a play written and directed by Princeton staff member Thema Bryant-Davis, will be performed at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 27, at the Forbes College Black Box theater. Admission is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

Bryant-Davis is coordinator of Princeton's Sexual Harassment/Assault Advising, Resources and Education Office . A psychologist, she is an expert on trauma recovery and identity and also is an accomplished writer and poet.

"Upbeat" is a play about the healing journey of seven black women as they face the challenges of racism, sexism, poverty, homophobia and violence. The play weaves the diverse women's stories through the style and energy of slam poetry.

The performance is sponsored by the Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding and the Women's Center .

Contact: Eric Quinones (609) 258-3601

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