WESTERN NEW YORK: Banned Together
Dramatists Guild members and their friends are invited to Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret on Wednesday, September 27, at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site. The event is sponsored by the the Dramatists Guild Legal Defense Fund (DLDF), and co-presented with Buffalo State College Theater Department and the TR Site.
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 theater. The performance will feature selections from The performances will feature selections from Cabaret; Chicago; Almost, Maine; Rent; and Angels in America; among other notable works, including Drop Hammer by Buffalo’s own Emanuel Fried. Buffalo State alumnus Jimmy Janowski will also appear as Roy Cohn! The Banned Together libretto is by DLDF president John Weidman (Anything Goes, Assassins).
During the week of September 24-30, Banned Together will be presented in seventeen cities as a part of Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom to read.
The performance is FREE, although donations to the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund are appreciated.
DLDF 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. You can make a donation in advance on the DLDF website at dldf.org. Twitter: @TheDLDF
For more information, contact Amy VonVett at the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund at (212) 398-9366 x20 or dldf.org.
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
641 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14202
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Western NY Regional Rep