Libraries, Theater of the First Amendment Host Playwrights’ Discussion

Posted: October 4, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As part of the Fall for the Book festival, tonight the University Libraries and Theater of the First Amendment (TFA), Mason’s professional theater company in residence, will host a panel discussion, “From Outline to Opening Night: Bringing the Written Word to Life.” The discussion will begin at 7 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Concert Hall.

Rick Davis, TFA artistic director, will moderate the discussion among a number of playwrights, including Mason’s own Heather McDonald. Theater students and professional actors will present readings of select scenes prior to the panel discussion.

In the past, the University Libraries has highlighted the accomplishments of the faculty during the Fall for the Book festival. This year, recognizing that not all faculty members “publish” in books or journals, the University Libraries is featuring the performing arts.

Following the panel discussion a reception will be held in the lobby, and participants are invited to view an exhibit of the Arena Stage Collection from the University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives.

For more information, see the Fall for the Book web site.

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