Event Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 7:30 pm
Post-Show Conversation Of Laura Maria Censabella’s “Paradise”
Senior education reporter Tonya Mosley will moderate a discussion delving into STEAM education and the power of language in crafting a narrative following “Paradise,” a play by author Laura Maria Censabella.
Yasmeen, a Muslim-American teenager in the Bronx, meets with her teacher Dr. Royston, a mysterious scientist forced to teach high school biology. If she salvages her perfect score, she can claim her independence: pursue her passion for science while honoring her cultural traditions. An unlikely, inspired partnership is created, investigating adolescent romantic love. Clashes arise out of their conflicts over religion, science, and mentorship as both teacher’s and student’s lives are transformed forever.
Central Square Theater
450 Massachusetts Avenue