Back back to Artword's welcome page

 Friday, February 27, 2009 at 8 pm, $10 at the door

Artword Theatre presents
"Langston Hughes vs. Joe McCarthy"

a dramatic reading for Black History Month.
With the participation of Andrew Amoah and members of the Artword Theatre Ensemble
conceived and directed by Ronald Weihs

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.

at The Pearl Company, 16 Steven Street, Hamilton. Call 905-524-0606