Dramatists Legal Defense Fund to Present 2nd Annual BANNED TOGETHER: A CENSORSHIP CABARET
The Dramatists Legal Defense Fund ("DLDF") will present the second annual Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret in sixteen cities as a part of Banned Books Week (September 24-30) the annual celebration of the freedom to read.
The show will be performed over one week, some simultaneously, in the following cities:
Ann Arbor, MI - The Comedy Showcase
Atlanta, GA - LionheArt Theatre Company
Baltimore, MD - Iron Crow Theatre
Buffalo, NY -Theodore Roosevelt Inauguration Site
Chicago, IL - Stage 773
Golden, CO - Miners Alley
Houston, TX - Queensbury Theatre
Minneapolis, MN - Chameleon Theatre Circle
Murfreesboro, TN - Murfreesboro Little Theatre
Madison, NJ - Writer's Theatre of New Jersey at Short Stories Bookshop
New Orleans, LA - Art Klub
New York City - Joe's Pub
Portland, OR - Artists Repertory Theatre
Seattle, WA - ACT Theater
Tampa, FL - StageWorks
Washington, D.C. - Arena Stage
Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret is a celebration of songs and scenes from shows that have been censored or challenged on America's stages, created to raise awareness around issues of censorship and free expression in the theater. The performances will feature selections from "Cabaret", "Chicago", "Almost, Maine", "Rent" and "Angels in America," among other notable works, with a libretto by DLDF president John Weidman.
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. Visit www.dldf.org or follow @TheDLDF for more information.