the living art of storytelling in Massachusetts
Barnes & Noble and the Framingham Historical Society
invite you to their
Biography/History Book Group
The Fall series centers on the Great Depression.
This month's discussion is on the book
Furious Improvisation: How the WPA and a Cast of Thousands Made High Art out of Desperate Times
by Susan Quinn
Moderator Mary Murphy (English Professor Emeritus Framingham State and past President of the Historical Society) will be joined by
Gloria Barron - History Profesor Emeritus Framingham State & specialist on FDR & His Policies
Libby Franck Librarian, Storyteller, Actor, Host of OutSpoken Word at Amazing Things Art Center, Program Creator Framingham Historical Society
Kate Carney A storyteller, actor, director and coach/teacher, Kate’s directed on Broadway and Off and taught at Smith, Brandeis and other colleges
David Kimball who was a member of the cast of It Can’t Happen Here at Amazing Things Art Center in 2006
Their special interest and expertise in theatre of the 30's and the Federal Theatre Project will give extra sparkle to this discussion.
Kate will discuss Living Theatre. David will talk about the local production of It Can't Happen Here. Libby will tell about Voodoo Macbeth and other plays.
This promises to be a stimulating and memorable evening.