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The Dramatists Legal Defense Fund (DLDF) in partnership with PEN America is pleased to present the Fourth annual Banned Together as a part of Banned Books Week (September 22nd-28th), the annual celebration of the freedom to read. Our Houston performance is Monday, September 23, 7:30pm at the Alley Theatre, Hubbard Stage.Banned Together is a celebration of scenes from shows that have been censored or challenged on Americas stages, and was created to raise awareness around issues of censorship and free expression in the theater. The performances will feature selections from Cabaret, An Octoroon, Rent and Angels in America, among other notable works, with a libretto by DLDF president John Weidman (Assassins) and J.T. Rogers (Oslo, Blood and Gifts). Houstons performance includes Hitlers Tasters by Michelle Kholos Brooks, which received one of its first readings at Wordsmyth Theater and was recently pulled from production at a Connecticut school.Banned Together is also being performed in the following cities: Atlanta - The Atlanta Cuban Club/ Kalliope StudiosBoston - Boston Public LibraryChicago - Roosevelt UniversityDallas - Bishop Arts TheaterNashville - Actors Bridge Studio at Darkhorse ChapelPhiladelphia - Free Library of PhiladelphiaSt. Petersburg, FL - Palladium Theate
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