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Soldier Songs- Free Presentation and Performance this Weekend

 

Free Presentation & Performance

SOLDIER SONGS:

VETERANS RECLAIMING THEIR VOICE THROUGH MUSIC & DRAMA

GUEST SPEAKER: MAURICE DECAUL

Friday, October 21 5:00 pm
The Studio Theater

Maurice Emerson Decaul, a former Marine, is a poet, essayist, and playwright, whose writing has been featured in the New York Times, The Daily Beast, Sierra Magazine, and others. His poems have been translated into French and Arabic and his theatre pieces have been produced at New York City’s Harlem Stage, Poetic License Festival in New York City, Washington DC’s Atlas INTERSECTIONS FESTIVAL, l’Odéon-Théâtre de l'Europe inParis, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, The David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center and the Park Avenue Armory in NYC.

SOLDIER SONG: A NEW PLAY

Saturday, October 22 4:00 pm
The Studio Theater

This event is made possibly by the Theatre Arts Department, Music Department, and The Humanities Center of the University of Pittsburgh

Directed by Dennis Schebetta, Music Direction by Roger Zahab

Ensemble Members: Shane Bush, Robert Frankenberry, Elizabeth Ruelas, Leslie “Ezra” Smith, Ricardo Vila-Roger

Soldier Song is a developmental workshop of an ensemble-based theatre performance, using music, movement and text to tell the dynamic stories of veterans transforming from warrior to civilian.

Panel Discussion following the Performance