The 12th Annual Sankofa Theatre Festival

  The 12th Annual Sankofa Theatre Festival, showcasing original works of emerging and established African American playwrights, is Aug. 21 to 31 at the Multi-use Community Cultural Center (MuCCC), 142 Atlantic Ave. in Rochester’s Neighborhood of the Arts.

  During the opening week, The Green Book Chronicles II: Welcome to the Lilly by Karen Culley is the main play from 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21 to 24. There is also a 2 p.m. matinee Aug. 24 with an audience talk-back afterwards that includes the playwright, director and cast.

  At 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29   there’s Night of 10s, featuring ten-minute plays. And at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30 and 31 is RED That Other Color Girl by Grace Flores. For play descriptions or tickets, contact Mood Makers Books in Village Gate, 274 N. Goodman St., Neighborhood of the Arts, Rochester, at (585) 271-7010/ or visit the festival venue website at  https://www.muccc.