The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is hosting a performance written and directed by Barbara Colaciello on Tuesday, July 29 at 7 p.m. “This Seat’s Taken” is a new play by Barbara Colaciello that tells the story of Rosa Parks and the event that became the tipping point of the Civil Rights Movement. This performance is in connection with A Commemoration of the Civil Rights Movement: Photography from the High Museum of Art, on view at The Cummer through November 2, 2014.
Barbara Colaciello received her BFA from Rider University and earned her Actor’s Equity card at the age of 20 performing in summer stock at Bucks County Playhouse, PA. Barbara worked with Andy Warhol for six years at the Flux Factory as the Advertising Director of Interview Magazine. Further pursuing her passion for acting, she studied at the Warren Robertson Studio in NYC and at Lee Strasberg’s Real Stage. After her Warhol years, she worked with her brother, Vanity Fair Magazine writer Bob Colacello, for 10 years managing his many projects.
“This Seat’s Taken” will take place in The Cummer’s Hixen Auditorium and is free to the public. For more information or to make your required reservation click HERE or call 904.356.6857.
This program would not be possible without the generous support of Florida Blue Free Tuesdays at the Cummer Museum.