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Happy Birthday, Tennessee!

03/24/2011


Happy Birthday, Tennessee!

St. John Fisher College's English Department will throw a 100th birthday celebration in honor of Tennessee Williams, renowned Pulitzer-prize winning playwright, with free performances off three of his one-act plays this weekend. The celebration will also include a panel discussion before the final performance on Monday, March 28 at 7:00 p.m.

The free performances will be of selections from Williams' collection, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton, directed by Peter Tonery and John Barthelmes and performed by area actors. The selections include "This Property is Condemned," "Auto-Da-Fé," and "The Long Goodbye."

The panel will feature local theater professionals discussing the pleasures and challenges of performing Williams' work in the 21st century.

Performances will take place in Basil 135 on the following dates:

-Saturday, March 26 – 7:30 p.m.

-Sunday, March 27 – 2:00 p.m.

-Monday, March 28 – 8:00 p.m.

The panel discussion on March 28 will take place in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel.


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