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Posted on: September 22, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Murfreesboro Little Theatre and Linebaugh Library partner to promote Banned Books Week Sept. 24-30

Banned Together

The Dramatists Legal Defense Fund (“DLDF”) is pleased to present Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret as a part of Banned Books Week (September 24-30), the annual celebration of the freedom to read. The performance will take place on Saturday, September 30 at 7 p.m. at The Murfreesboro Little Theatre located at 702 Ewing Blvd. Admission is $10 and all tickets sells are donated to the Murfreesboro Little Theatre.

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 show will be directed by Arabelle Pollick and performed by 15 local artists.

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. www.dldf.org. @TheDLDF

For more information, contact C. Kay ‘Andy’ Landis at ALandis@Dramatistsguild.com

or Arabelle Pollick at ArabellePollick@gmail.com (c) 615.624.2125 or www.mltarts.com

Linebaugh Public Library is located at 105 W. Vine St. in Murfreesboro. Smyrna Public Library is located at 400 Enon Springs Rd. West in Smyrna. Eagleville Bicentennial Public Library is located at 317 Hwy 99E in Eagleville. MGL Library is located inside Patterson Park Community Center at 521 Mercury Blvd. in Murfreesboro. Explore, Imagine, Engage through LPLS. For more information, call 615-893-4131 or visit www.linebaugh.org.

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