Historic Rosedale Charlotte North Caroline

3427 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28206704-335-0325

(Mailing Address: P.O. Box 790004, Charlotte, NC 28206)          

Afternoon with Michael Connor

Saturday, April 30th at 2:30 pm

Join us for an afternoon presentation in honor of the We Built This: Profiles of Black Builders and Architects in North Carolina exhibit. Michael Connor will give a living history performance of William Smith, one of the Black builders profiles in We Built This. 

Michael D. Connor is the grandson of John Connor, for whom John Connor Road in Cornelius is named. He is a playwright and director and has worked on Broadway as well as working in Hollywood where he acted in General Hospital, The Color Purple, Homeland, and the Hunger Games.

 Mr. Connor is a professor of theater arts, at Livingstone College. He has appeared with Davidson community players. He performs annually his original one-man show of seven historical Negro orators called reflections from the past.

Mr. Connor is committed to the homeless program and problems. He has written a play about diabetes . The play was read at the national black theater festival where it was well received. After the play was first produced on Livingstone‘s campus, a tour to other locations. Theater has been the one vehicle used to get the word out about the international problem of diabetes 

This event is rain or shine.

This is a FREE event. Please note:

This free events does NOT include tickets to view the We Built This Exhibit. Tickets to view We Built This must be purchased separately. We encourage purchasing your tickets early to assure availability on the days where free events are also occurring.



  •  April 30, 2022
     2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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