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Laborfest: The Federal Theater Project & Its Work

Date:
Tuesday, July 08, 2008
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Teach-In
Organizer/Author:
Location Details:
Labor Archives & Research Center, SFSU 480 Winston Dr., San Francisco (near San Francisco State University) (take M Metro train to Stonestown)

The Federal Theater Project & Its Work
Presentation by Joel Schechter
The Federal Theatre Project stages a pro-union play seventy years ago. SFSU Professor and theatre historian Joel Schechter will discuss Pinski’s play, its original production, and other progressive works staged under the auspices of the Works Progress Administration’s Federal Theatre Project between 1935 and 1939. The presentation includes a slide show of production photographs, and reading of excerpts about these works and plays from Schechter’s new book, Messiahs of 1933, just published by Temple University Press.
See also
http://userhttp://www.sfsu.edu/~jschech/
and
http://www.laborfest.net/2008schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Sun, Jun 15, 2008 7:02PM
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