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The Olympians: tonight at Piven; 7:30 p.m.

Getting this in under the wire! Sounds like it should be an excellent play ...

Tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Piven Theatre Workshop! Tickets still available, here.

Forged in the hostile environments of the Jim Crow Era and Nazi Germany, James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, and Hannah Arendt emerged as Olympians of American 20th-century thought. During the heat of the Civil Rights Movement, they grappled with a dangerous question: what is the role of love in politics? In her new play, The Olympians draws on their thoughts to explore the question anew.

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