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BOSTON: Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

The Dramatists Legal Defense Fund, in partnership with PEN America, presents Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret, a celebration of songs and scenes from shows that have been censored or challenged on America’s stages; Banned Together was created to raise awareness around issues of censorship and free expression in the theatre. Previous performances have featured selections from CabaretChicago, Fun Home, Rent, and Angels in America, among other notable works, with contextual commentary by DLDF president John Weidman (Assassins).

In 2019, Banned Together will be performed during Banned Books Week, September 22 – 28, in fifteen cities across the United States. Award-winning directors Ilyse Robbins and Weylin Symes will helm Boston’s event, in Rabb Hall at the Boston Public Library on Monday, September 23 from 7:00-8:30 pm. The event is free and open to the public.

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Details

Date:
September 23
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Website:
https://bpl.bibliocommons.com/events/5d67f4dddaabc25b00e10ef0

Organizers

DLDF
PEN America

Venue

Central Library in Copely Square
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Phone:
(617) 536-5400