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Plays in Progress: Devising the American Dream

Feb 13 – Feb 13


Directed and Devised by Pirronne Yousefzadeh

The phrase “the American Dream” was coined in 1931 in a book by James Truslow Adams. It referred to “that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone.” As we consider the state of our country today, does that quintessential American phrase still carry the same meaning? In this year’s Plays in Progress, director Pirronne Yousefzadeh (The Lake Effect) and an ensemble of community members and professional actors will explore this and other questions. How has the Dream changed over time? Given how divisive our politics have become, what dream(s) still unite us? This Plays in Progress event will give the audience a glimpse of a new piece in its nascent stage.  An exciting moment to participate in the creation of new theatre!

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