The Lenfest Center for the Arts
A Staged Reading: "Heroes of the Fourth Turning"
Theater, Dance, and Film Studies Presents
A Staged Reading: Heroes of the Fourth Turning
Written by Will Arbery
Directed by Rob Mish
Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 7:30 pm
Friday, October 22, 2021 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 7:30 pm
Lenfest Hall/Johnson Theatre
All individuals, including those who are fully vaccinated,
are expected to wear masks in public indoor spaces on W&L campus.
Tickets are free, but required.
It's August 19, 2017, on a pleasant evening in western Wyoming. More specifically, it's two days before the solar eclipse and one week after the Charlottesville riot. Four young alumni of a tiny conservative Catholic college have gathered to celebrate their former mentor and professor as she is inaugurated as the college's president. Sitting on the back porch of Justin's rustic home, their diverse, argumentative and illuminating wranglings over social, political and cultural issues point out just how divided four close friends can be--in a broader sense, a divided country in conflict with itself.
HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING is published by Samuel French, an imprint of Concord Theatricals. Playwrights Horizons, Inc. New York City, produced the World Premiere of HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING. HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING was developed by The Cape Cod Theatre Project, Hal Brooks, Artistic Director.
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Auditions: Oct 6, 2021 7pm, Johnson Theatre, Lenfest Center