James Baldwin vs. William F. Buckley Debate

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The hummingbird theatre co., in partnership with the Pandemic Play Reading Series, proudly present the:

James Baldwin vs. William F. Buckley Debate

This historic debate took place in the Cambridge Union (Cambridge England) on February 18th, 1965.

The motion before the house that night was:  Has the American dream been achieved at the Expense of the American Negro?

Directed by Donald Brian Bartalo

Produced by Amy Canfield

Cast

JAMES BALDWIN…………………………Gary Dewitt Marshall

WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY………………..…Tom Bigongiari

DAVID HEYCOCK (student)………….Justin Rielly

AVERY BURFORD (student)………….MJ Savastano

PETER FULLERTON (President)…….Donald Brian Bartalo

There will be an open discussion immediately following the Debate.

This reading is scheduled for:

Tuesday Aug. 04, 2020 07:30 PM (concluded)

Zoom Link:

When you attend as an audience member:

  •  Use headphones if you can.
  •  Please mute your microphone when not applauding or laughing or responding.
  •  Please turn off your video transmission while actors are reading.  You are welcome to have it on preshow and during intermission.

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