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Tracie Morris Dinner Theater


Kore Press proudly presents New York poet, experimental vocalist, critic, scholar, bandleader and actor, Tracie Morris, on Friday, April 7, at the Scottish Rites Cathedral, in a revisionist vocal performance of Stanley Kubrick’s “Eyes Wide Shut.”

Join us for dinner and drinks with world-renowned artist Tracie Morris from 5-6pm, followed by an evening-length performance, 6-8:30pm. A post performance discussion with the artist will be led by Dr. Stephanie Troutman.

Ticket pricing is tiered (includes small handling fee). Seating is limited.

Dinner Theater tickets include open bar and gourmet sandwich bar by Feast & Barrio Bread, EXO coffee, and sweets.

Table-for-2 $129

Performance-only tickets include admission into the performance. Food may be purchased in advance online for $10 (gourmet sandwich by Feast); drink tickets (with ID) will be available for purchase on-site.

Performance-only admission $26

You may also want to pre-purchase a meal to go with your performance-only ticket for an additional $10.


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“As anyone who’s gone to the movies or a poetry reading or church in a Black neighborhood or an Indian neighborhood knows, we *talk back*. We must in order to make our own space in the performance, our own space in the world.”
—Kazim Ali

Kore Press proudly presents New York poet, singer, critic, scholar, bandleader and actor, Tracie Morris, in performance on Friday, April 7. Morris will be presenting her poetic, Neo-Benshi-inspired sound performance in response to Stanley Kubrick’s “Eyes Wide Shut” in the grand hall of the Scottish Rites Cathedral on Scott Ave, Tucson.

Event runs 5-9PM. Doors open early; the building is wheel chair accessible.

5-6PM: Join us for casual dinner, drinks, and a meet-n-greet in the lobby with world-renowned artist Tracie Morris. Mary Turcotte on piano. Feast will provide a gourmet sandwich bar with Barrio Bread, coffee by EXO and sweets by Feast.

6-8:30pm (plus 20 minute intermission) An evening-length performance runs for 2.5 hours. Dr. Stephanie Troutman will lead a talk-back with Morris after the performance.

There will also be raffle tickets and a solidarity resource table for community sponsors to share their materials.

Thanks to our sponsors: AZ List, Centra Realty, Story Land, Smith & Dale, UA Poetry Center, Smith Law, City Center for Collaborative Learning, UA Women’s Resource Center, UA African American Student Affairs, UA Libraries (Diversity, Social Justice, and Equity Council), Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona, UA Art Museum, Confluence Center for Creative Inquiry, Eva Harris, Sandra Um, Seth Schindler, Diane Dittemore, Jennifer Nichols, Ron Grant/UA Medical Humanities, YWCA, Poets & Writers, The Loft Cinema, Tucson Noise Symposium, Barrio Bread, EXO, Originate.

Tracie Morris

Tracie Morris is a poet, singer, critic, scholar, bandleader and actor. She holds an MFA in Poetry from Hunter College, has studied classical British acting technique at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, American acting technique at Michael Howard Studios, is an alum of Cave Canem’s prestigious summer residency as well as residencies at MacDowell, Millay and Yaddo.…

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Ticket Types

Performance Only, Dinner Theater, Table for Two, Table for Eight