Project Baldwin, Presented by David Shakes


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Thumbs up!- D&C Editorial Board January 23, 2015   Thumbs up: For the production this week of Project Baldwin, a theatrical performance of some of the late author James Baldwin’s works. Baldwin, an African-American who died in 1987, was an important literary and social figure. Through his writing, he brought to public awareness the need for social justice and, as he put it, “moral stamina.” The artistic director, David Shakes, and the cast brought to modern audiences a writer too easily forgotten today.


read “Baldwin’s works come to the Rochester stage” by James Goodman, D&C

running time about 1 hr 35 min, no intermission

James Baldwin was a noted African American writer and civil rights activist.  Baldwin was a prolific writer of novels, poetry, short stories, plays and essays.

 This program will explore his diverse body of work and include excerpts from many pieces, including Blues for Mister Charlie, My Dungeon Shook, Evidence of Things Unseen and The Amen Corner.

baldwin-stamp-imageA community scholar guest speaker  will lead a discussion on Baldwin’s work following each performance.

   General Admission tickets on sale at MUCCC website or at MUCCC box office 40 minutes before curtain.

 Tuesday & Wednesday $5.00

Thursday, Friday & Saturday $15.00; $12.00 Senior; $10.00 Student

Sunday-Discussion and Reflection with cast, Pay What You Wish suggested donation $5.00 per family- FAMILY DAY


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The members of Left For Dead, a Rochester, NY improv comedy team, have walked this planet for almost half a millennium. Its seven baby-boomer performers are writers, scientists, bankers, artists, craftspeople and technicians. They’ve experienced marriage, divorce, broken bones, depression, migraines, heart attacks, the loss of loved ones as well as parenthood, grandparenthood and even great grandparenthood. Their travels have taken them across the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Brooklyn. They have lived through success and failure, heartache and joy. Since 2011, they’ve expressed the meaning of their exceedingly long lives through comedy–improv, sketch and standup.Left for Dead performs at assisted living centers and theatre spaces around Rochester. They have also participated in the Providence Improv Festival, The Rochester Fallback Festival, Syracuse Thumbs Upstate Festival, RIT’s Improvamonium, Rochester Fringe and Pittsburgh Comedy Festival.



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