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Production of The Every 28 Hours Plays: A Staged Reading provides penetrating insight into the Black Lives Matter movement

“Every twenty-eight hours in America, we lose a piece of our soul.”

This is just one of many of the deeply poignant lines from Stanford students’ performance of The Every 28 Hours Plays: A Staged Reading, an event which featured a series of poetic, haunting narratives intended to raise awareness on the Black Lives Matter movement.

Actors Heylar and Charawi dominate the Roble Theater stage in ‘The Woolgatherer’

“The Woolgatherer” — set in the gritty, urban Philadelphia — demands much from its actors because their portrayals must bring the inner turmoil of their characters out for the audience to see; easier said than done. Luckily, its two primary and only actors — Jamie Heylar ‘17 and Moiead Charawi ‘17 — have little difficulty filling this tall order. Their chemistry lights up the Roble Dorm Theater stage.