City Lights: Kelundra Smith On Black Theatre; ZeroLandfill; Grounded; And More

Actor Courtney Moors performs in the one-woman show "Grounded," currently on stage now through Aug. 17 at 7 Stages Theatre.
Actor Courtney Moors performs in the one-woman show "Grounded," currently on stage now through Aug. 17 at 7 Stages Theatre.
Credit Casey Gardner

Wednesday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:11: Lois Reitzes talks with Kelundra Smith, theater editor for ArtsATL, about her article “Black Theatres In The U.S.: Building, Surviving, Thriving,” which examines how black theatre is doing in the United States.
  • 21:15: Producer Claire Reynolds talks with Bryanna Mercer and Sarah Keithly about ZeroLandfill Atlanta, an event aimed at keeping waste out of landfills and using it for art instead. ZeroLandfill Atlanta takes place the weekends of Aug. 16 and 23.
  • 29:21: Courtney Moors and Rebecca Robles of the Atlanta Theatre Club join Reitzes for a discussion of the award-winning play “Grounded,” a one-woman show about what happens in the windowless trailer of a military drone operator. “Grounded” runs at 7 Stages Theatre through Aug. 17.
  • 44:09: Jamar Roberts, resident choreographer for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, speaks about the power of dance.