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Hidden Voices: African American Writers in Wisconsin

When: 
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
Where: 
Pinney Public Library

Join three Madison-area African American writers - poet Fabu, novelist Sherry Lucille, and playwright and novelist Catrina Sparkman - as they discuss their poetry and prose in relation to the work of three African American literary giants who also lived and worked in the Madison area during the 20th century: novelist Jean Toomer, playwright Lorraine Hansberry, and poet Sarah Webster Fabio.

Hidden Voices: African American Writers in Wisconsin

When: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 6:30pm
Where: 
Middleton Public Library

Join three Madison-area African American writers - poet Fabu, novelist Sherry Lucille, and playwright and novelist Catrina Sparkman - as they discuss their poetry and prose in relation to the work of three African American literary giants who also lived and worked in the Madison area during the 20th century: novelist Jean Toomer, playwright Lorraine Hansberry, and poet Sarah Webster Fabio.

Play Club with Forward Theater: Marjorie Prime

When: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Waunakee Public Library

Play Club is part book club, part performance experience.  This program presents the opportunity to explore a play in depth through guided discussion, performance of scenes by actors, and discussion with director and actors. Participants will gain a new perspective on what makes a play work and how it is brought to life on stage.

Participants will sign up at the library for Play Club and will receive a copy of the play, Marjorie Prime, by Jordan Harrison, to read prior to Play Club.  

Play Club with Forward Theater: Marjorie Prime

When: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Monroe Street Branch Public Library

Play Club is part book club, part performance experience.  This program presents the opportunity to explore a play in depth through guided discussion, performance of scenes by actors, and discussion with director and actors. Participants will gain a new perspective on what makes a play work and how it is brought to life on stage.

Participants will sign up at the library for Play Club and will receive a copy of the play, Marjorie Prime, by Jordan Harrison, to read prior to Play Club.  

Someone's Gotta Do It: Monologues with Forward Theater

When: 
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Sun Prairie Public Library

Chances are, you’ve had one – more than one. They can be inspiring, terrifying, tedious, nauseating, and profound.  Jobs.   Jobs put food on our tables, roofs over our heads, and (sometimes) anxiety in our hearts.

 

The Someone's Gotta Do It monologues introduce you to characters telling their work stories: the exhilarating, the necessary, and the outlandishly absurd.

The Love That Changed My Life: Monologues with Forward Theater

When: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Waunakee Public Library

Forward Theater Company has been performing monologues in the libraries since 2010, and audiences continue to ask for more! Every other year, Forward puts out a call for original monologues based on a common theme. The best twelve are chosen and performed by professional actors in a weekend of shows at Overture Center. And those same actors (and monologues) are available to perform at your library.

MAUI Ukulele Workshop

When: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Where: 
E.D. Locke Public Library- McFarland

Cell phones aren't the only small devices connecting people these days. Ukuleles are transcending borders, genres, and generations. Madison's thriving ukulele culture includes a 700-member club called Madison Area Ukulele Initiative (MAUI) www.MAUImadison.com.  MAUI director Andrew Wilke will be available to help beginners learn to play in this free, 2-hour workshop and sing-along. 

Bring a ukulele or try one of the instruments available at the event.  No prior musical experience required.

Play Club with Forward Theater: Marjorie Prime

When: 
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 6:00pm
Where: 
E.D. Locke Public Library, McFarland

Play Club is part book club, part performance experience.  This program presents the opportunity to explore a play in depth through guided discussion, performance of scenes by actors, and discussion with director and actors. Participants will gain a new perspective on what makes a play work and how it is brought to life on stage.

Participants will sign up at the library for Play Club and will receive a copy of the play, Marjorie Prime, by Jordan Harrison, to read prior to Play Club.  

Play Club with Forward Theater: Marjorie Prime

When: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Sun Prairie Public Library

Play Club is part book club, part performance experience.  This program presents the opportunity to explore a play in depth through guided discussion, performance of scenes by actors, and discussion with director and actors. Participants will gain a new perspective on what makes a play work and how it is brought to life on stage.

Participants will sign up at the library for Play Club and will receive a copy of the play, Marjorie Prime, by Jordan Harrison, to read prior to Play Club.  

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