Keke Palmer, Wanda Sykes, Loretta Devine, Latanya Richardson-Jackson, Jackee Harry And Blair Underwood to be featured in Episode 3 of “ZOOM WHERE IT HAPPENS”
Episode to air October 6 at 8 p.m. CST, 9 p.m. EST
Series Designed To Ignite Voter Awareness, Protection And Turnout
More Than 100,000 Registered to Watch the September 8th Premiere
New Episodes to Stream on Zoom Up to Election Day 2020 To Mobilize Voters
On Tuesday night, October 6, 2020, actors Keke Palmer, Wanda Sykes, Loretta Devine, Latanya Richardson-Jackson and Blair Underwood will appear in episode three of “Zoom Where It Happens,” the live table read series presented by Black women artists to raise awareness, intention and activation around voting rights. In partnership with Zoom, the third table read in the series will re-enact the iconic sitcom “227” and will be directed by Christine Swanson, produced by Emmy nominee Stephanie Allain and hosted by original “227” co-star Jackée Harry.
For the third installment of “Zoom Where It Happens,” Palmer will play Sandra, Sykes will portray Pearl, Richardson will portray Mary, Devine will assume the role of Rose Lee, and Underwood will appear as multiple male characters. The production team of this series also includes Richardson-Jackson, Ryan Bathe, Aisha Hinds, Cynthia Erivo, Tessa Thompson, Kerry Washington, Rashida Jones, Stefanie and Quentin James, Channing Dungey, Karen Richardson, Issa Rae and Ava DuVernay.
“Zoom Where It Happen” launched on September 8 with an episode of “Golden Girls” that attracted more than 100,000 RSVPs. The series returned on September 22 with a re-imagining of “Friends,” which included a livestream to YouTube once Zoom reached its registration capacity. It will continue with a rotating cast of actors up to Election Day 2020.
In addition to offering an evening of culture and live entertainment, “Zoom Where It Happens” aims to catalyze voters and amplify the fight for voting rights and electoral justice. To gain access to the free show, viewers register with their mobile numbers and sign up to receive ongoing election information from various social impact organizations. This week’s performance will connect viewers to PushBlack, the nation’s largest nonprofit media group for Black Americans. All episodes are live one-time only events, produced and performed on a volunteer basis. Registration is open now here.