CHRONICLES OF THE TRANSITION
A Startling New Play By
When the 2106 election results turned the world upside-down, what would be
Playwright Carol Elkins brings characters real – and unreal – together to
explore the possibilities.
THE PARLOR AT CUNNEEN HACKETT ARTS CENTER
9 Vassar Street Poughkeepsie
A staged reading featuring: Stephen Jones, Jody Satriani, Lawrence Miller,
Peter Kiewra, Kati Garcia-Renart, Marcel Garcia, James O’Neill, and Ellen
One performance only!
Followed by a Talk Back with the author and actors.
Saturday 23 September 2017 at 7:30 pm – Doors open 7:00 pm
Admission is free, but a donation of $10 is suggested to cover the costs.
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“Beyond a Simple Folk Song”
Sunday, Sept. 24, 2:00pm
Cunneen- Hackett Arts Center, 12 Vassar St., Poughkeepsie, NY
* Escape to Freedom is a dramatic reading of a short play by Maryellen Joncyk. Kevin Becker has added original music to this true story of Beacon resident Hung Truong’s escape from Vietnam after the fall of Saigon.
* Jim Pospisil – will present an original song cycle that is light-hearted, auto-biographical &draws from motifs and tunes that have pervaded pop culture. Jim also adds his song “Different” to “Escape to Freedom”
* Piedmont Bluz Acoustic Duo – will apply the “folk process” to blues songs written by Blind Willie McTell, Elizabeth Cotton & the Carter family.
* Magpie – will present a song cycle from their latest CD recording “When We Stand Together” – songs of the IWW, Joe Hill, and the labor movement.
This project is made possible, in part, through funding from Dutchess Tourism, Inc. and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson.
Cocoon Soiree Series Monday September 25th at 7:00 pm presents
“Gruesome Playground Injuries” by Rajiv Joseph
A reading of this psycho-comedy curated by Tracy Carney.