The Princeton University Programs in Theater and Music Theater host a workshop presentation of a new musical by Professor R.N. Sandberg and Resident Composer/Music Director Vince Di Mura that re-imagines Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 1961 as the first black student enrolls at the University of Georgia. Performed by Princeton students. The Wallace Theater is located on the forum level of the Wallace Dance Building in the Lewis Arts complex.
All performances are free and open to the public; for advance tickets click here.
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Princeton Patch reported that white nationalist stickers were again spotted in Princeton. Click here to read the report.
Professor Imani Perry will discuss her biography of Lorraine Hansberry, playwright and author of Raisin in the Sun, at Labyrinth Books on Wednesday, October 17, 6 – 7:30 pm.
The life of influential journalist Bill Minor, who covered the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi for seven decades, is the subject of this documentary, which will be shown on Thursday, October 11, 7—8:30 pm at the Princeton Public Library
. Minor was the New Orleans Times Picayune’s Mississippi correspondent and a frequent contributor to The New York Times, Newsweek and other national publications.
Producer and director Ellen Ann Fentress will lead a post-screening discussion with Errin Whack, National Writer on Race and Ethnicity for the Associated Press.
Co-sponsored by the Princeton Public Library, Not in Our Town Princeton, and the Program in Journalism.
Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.