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Upper Jay Art Center   12198 Route 9N    Upper Jay, NY 12987    ~    (518) 946-8315

Coming Up

July 24, 25, 26, 27, 31
Aug 1, 2, 3
8:00pm Curtain
Why Torture Is Wrong, And The People Who Love Them
by Christopher Durang

Christopher Durang turns political humor upside down with this raucous and provocative satire about America's growing homeland "insecurity."  WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM tells the story of a young woman suddenly in crisis:  Is her new husband, whom she married when drunk, a terrorist?  Or just crazy?  Or both?  Is her father's hobby of butterfly collection really a cover for his involvement in a shadow government?  Why does her mother enjoy going to the theatre so much?  Does she seek mental escape, or is she insane?  Honing in on our private terrors both at home and abroad, Durang oddly relieves our fears in this black comedy for an era of yellow, orange and red alerts.

Cast:  Olivia Zeis,  Dylan Duffy,  Terrance Young,  Susy Doolittle,  Annie Scavo,
Bob Andrews,  Scott Renderer

Tickets $18 - reservations 946-8315

Aug 26, Tuesday
7:30pm
Reading/discussion -  Scott Russell Sanders
the author of 20 books of fiction and non-fiction, Scott Sanders cares about social justice, our place in nature, the ways in which culture and place reflect one another, and what it means to be a citizen of the earth. Among his honors are the Lannan Literary Award, the John Burroughs Essay Award, and the Mark Twain Award.

 

Upper Jay Art Center
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