From Broom Street Theater we had Director Tyler Falco Schott and Actress Kayla Stelzel come into the studio on Friday, January 11th, to talk about their upcoming play, Class. Class is based on a true event that took place in the late 1960’s. Inspired and saddened by the recent tragic event of Martin Luther King Jr’s death, A third grade teacher in Iowa decided to teach an unusual kind of lesson about prejudices. She came up with an experiment. The experiment was to treat the children different based on the color of their eyes. The play is the fictionalized retelling of that event.
The show will be on January 11th, 12th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st, February 1st and 2nd at 8:00pm. Broom Street Theater is located 1119 Williamson Steet, Madison, Wisconsin.
Listen to the interview here: