Ali Summit


written by Idris Goodwin
directed by Robert Barry Fleming
produced in collaboration with Crux Cooperative
commissioned by Actors Theatre of Louisville

Inspired by the 1967 summit of prominent Black athletes who met to question Muhammad Ali about his conscientious objection to military service, this virtual project is a collaboration between playwright Idris Goodwin, director Robert Barry Fleming, and the extended reality storytellers and immersive artists of Crux Cooperative.

This work was supported by a Building Demand for the Arts grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

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Idris asked 'What does it mean to develop a new play in a socially distanced community?' and this website is one tool of opening up and sharing the process as it develops. 

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