“Langston Hughes vs. Joe McCarthy”: Artword Theatre presents a cabaret evening to honour Black History Month: Friday February 27, 2009 at 8 pm. $10 at the door.On March 24, 1953, Langston Hughes, renowned poet of the Harlem Renaissance, was summoned before the McCarthy Committee investigating communist subversion in the USA. This dramatic and musical evening interweaves some of his testimony with selected poems. With the election of Barack Obama, it is worth looking back at how things were only a short time ago. With the participation of Andrew Amoah and members of the Artword Theatre Ensemble. Venue: The Pearl Company, 16 Steven Street, Hamilton, 905-524-0606
The Ends of the Earth
by Morris Panych
directed by Theresa Cooke
A cast of remarkable characters, a panorama of places, a collision of paranoia and truth: this is the world explored by contemporary Canadian playwright Panych in his award winning, surreal comedy. Join Frank and Walker on their entertaining journey to the Ends of the Earth.