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Tech Presidential Lecture Series presents Tony Kushner

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A Conversation with Tony Kushner will be presented by the Texas Tech Presidential Lecture and Performance Series on Friday Oct. 25 at the Allen Theatre (TTU Student Union Building) at 7 p.m.

Tony Kushner's internationally acclaimed and controversial play, Angels In America, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1993 and numerous Tony Awards. His other plays include A Bright Room Called Day, Slavs!, Hydrotaphia, Homebody/Kabul, and Caroline, or Change. Kushner is known to tackle some of the most difficult subjects affecting our culture from AIDS to Afghanistan, to that of racism and the civil rights movement in the South.

Facilitating the evening's conversation will be Dr. Mark Charney, Chair of the Department of Theatre & Dance.

There will be an opportunity to meet Tony Kushner at a book signing immediately following the conversation.

In collaboration with the Presidential Lecture and Performance Series, Tony Kushner's translation and adaptation of Pierre Corneille's seventeenth-century French comedy, The Illusion, will be staged at Maedgen Mainstage Theatre November 21-24 and directed by Jonathan Marks.

General admission tickets are $18.00 and available through all Select-A-Seat locations (806) 770-2000 or

TTU Students receive one free ticket with valid ID at the SUB information booth located at the entrance to the Allen Theatre on the campus of Texas Tech University.

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