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Objects In The Mirror

Objects in the Mirror

Escape, a fight for survival, and one man’s road to refuge.  

Flee through West Africa alongside Shedrick Yarkpai in this harrowing true story, as he endures a savage escape from Liberia, grasping at the opportunity to live a fuller life in a land of peace, safety, and security. Written by Ohio University Distinguished Professor, Charles Smith, Objects In The Mirror provides an account of this brave Liberian's search for civility, showcasing the lengths one person must go to reclaim identity, compromise with assimilation and dignity.

Forum Theater, RTV Building
April 2–April 11, 2020

Thursday, April 2 • 8:00 PM - Preview
Friday, April 3 • 8:00 PM - Opening, Post-show Reception
Saturday, April 4 • 8:00 PM - Talkback following performance

Wednesday, April 8 • 8:00 PM - Talkback following performance
Thursday, April 9 • 8:00 PM - ASL Interpreted performance
Friday, April 10 • 8:00 PM
Saturday, April 11 • 2:00 PM
Saturday, April 11 • 8:00 PM - Closing