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Related Categories: San Francisco | Labor & Workers
View other events for the week of 7/26/2009
Laborfest: Staged Action-Labor Theater and Music
Date Sunday July 26
Time 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location Details
Community Music Center, 544 Capp St., between 20th & 21st, San Francisco (near 24th St BART station)
Event Type Party/Street Party
Organizer/Author
Staged Action: An Evening of Labor Theater and Music
The Indelible Voices Project presents an evening of labor theatre and music from the 1920s and 1930s hosted by Lee Papa, Assistant Professor of Drama Studies at College of Staten Island/CUNY. Lee’s anthology of labor plays, Staged Action, has just been released by Cornell University Press.
The evening will feature staged readings from Processional by John Howard Lawson, Mill Shadows by Top Tippett, Singing Jailbirds by Upton Sinclair, and the ever popular Pins and Needles by Harold Rome. Music from Singing Jailbirds and Pins and Needles will also be performed.
For advance tickets call (415) 431-8485
or e-mail: marcusd [at] igc.org.
See also:
http://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/cup_detail.taf?ti_id=5344
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Howard_Lawson
(On Lawson:) http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0493251/awards
http://www.laborfest.net/2009schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Monday Jun 22nd, 2009 6:12 AM
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