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Adelphi University Department of Theatre Presents Pia Wilson’s Generation T
Adelphi University students in the Department of Theatre worked directly with playwright Pia Wilson in creating the first full production of Generation T, a story of the lives of two Marines who recently returned from Afghanistan.
Generation T is directed by Maggie Lally, associate professor of theatre at Adelphi University. During her sabbatical she built relationships with theatres and venues that support playwrights, with the goal of bringing a new work to Adelphi for the 2013-2014 season. The students now have the opportunity to work directly with playwright Pia Wilson in creating the first full production of Generation T. The complex and challenging nature of the play allows all students involved—actors, designers and technicians—
Playwright Pia Wilson has received numerous recognitions for her work. She was a 2011 Heideman Award finalist for her short play, Turning the Glass Around, and was a 2012 resident with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace program. Generation T has previously been featured in the Classical Theatre of Harlem’s Future Classics reading series in June 2012.
Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center is one of Long Island’s premier cultural arts venues for entertainment of all kinds. Tickets for Generation T are on sale now and are priced at $20.00. For more information about all the events at AUPAC and to purchase tickets, visit aupac.adelphi.edu. Information and tickets are also available at The Lucia and Steven N. Fischer Box Office at (516) 877-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Regular box office hours are Tuesday through Friday, from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. The box office is also open two hours before most scheduled performances.
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