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Book-Banning Drama “Alabama Story” Makes Its Tampa Premiere

Book-Banning Drama “Alabama Story” Makes Its Tampa Premiere

Florida’s Powerstories Theatre, the nonprofit professional theater devoted to “true stories to open minds and hearts and inspire action worldwide,” will present the Tampa premiere of Kenneth Jones’ fact-based censorship drama Alabama Story January 11-21, 2024, at the Straz Center’s Shimberg Playhouse. The production coincides with a time of heated debate about what books and curricula … Read Full Article→

Very Little Theatre to Present Oregon Premiere of “Alabama Story”

Very Little Theatre to Present Oregon Premiere of “Alabama Story”

Very Little Theatre, one of the oldest community theaters on the West Coast, will give Alabama Story its Oregon premiere in spring 2024 as part of a seven-title season on two stages. Stanley Coleman will direct Kenneth Jones’ six-actor censorship drama about a librarian persecuted for protecting books in a politically divided “Deep South of the imagination” … Read Full Article→