Un Lugar Para Suenos (a place of dreams) retells the courageous accounts of Cuban refugees who fled Dictator Fidel Castro, Communism, and the life they knew to the United States in search of freedom. Based upon the actual events as lived by members of the Atlanta Cuban Club, hear these powerful stories told in monologue form. Written by members of the Merely Write Writers Group: Mary Beecroft; Peter Dakutis; Liz Dooley; and Jean Hedgecock. A pre-recorded event.
Fascinating and dramatically compelling, this eloquent play depicts the supposed meeting of two of the most important men of modern times: Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Differing in their philosophies, but alike in their mutual respect, the two men debate their varying approaches to the same grave social problems, both prepared to die for their beliefs but neither aware of how soon their assassins’ bullets would await them.
When Spoon River Anthology was published in 1915, Edgar Lee Masters shattered the myth of small-town America as the bastion of American virtue. In his thinly veiled fictional town of Spoon River, situated in central Illinois near Lewistown, where Masters grew up, the honest, hardworking, chaste, and churchgoing live amidst corrupt bankers, abusive husbands, unfulfilled wives, sexual deviants, and failed dreamers.