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NEW JERSEY: Get Together & Banned Together

Dramatists Guild members and their friends are invited to Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret at 7:30pm on Thursday, September 28 at Short Stories Bookshop and Community Hub in Madison, NJ.

Presented by the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund, in conjunction with Writer’s Theatre of New Jersey, Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret is a celebration of songs and scenes from shows that have been censored or challenged on America’s stages. This event was created to raise awareness around issues of censorship and free expression in the theatre. The performances will feature selections from Cabaret; Chicago;Almost, Maine; Rent; and Angels in America; among other notable works. The libretto is by DLDF president John Weidman.

Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret will be presented in seventeen cities as a part of Banned Books Week (September 24-30), the annual celebration of the freedom to read.

The Dramatists Legal Defense Fund is a non-profit organization created by the Dramatists Guild to advocate for free expression in the dramatic arts and a vibrant public domain for all, and to educate the public about the industry standards surrounding theatrical production and about the protections afforded dramatists under copyright law. Website: / Twitter: @TheDLDF 

For more information, contact Amy VonVett at the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund at (212) 398-9366 x20 or

The performance is free, although donations to the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund are appreciated. You can also make your donation in advance by doing so on the DLDF website.
Prior to the performance at 6pm, get together with other DG members for food and drink at Poor Herbie’s, around the corner from the performance at 13 Waverly Place, Madison, NJ.
Thursday, September 28
6pm – 9:30pm
Poor Herbie’s
13 Waverly Place
Madison, NJ 07940
Short Stories Bookshop & Community Hub
23 Main Street
Madison, NJ 07940
If you are planning on attending the get together prior to the performance, please email

Stephen Kaplan
New Jersey Regional Rep

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6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Stephen Kaplan


Short Stories Bookshop & Community Hub
23 Main St
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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