College of Visual and Performing Arts
George Mason University
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George Mason University

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail

Thursday, Mar 29, 2018 8:00pm
Friday, Mar 30, 2018 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 31, 2018 2:00pm
Saturday, Mar 31, 2018 8:00pm
Thursday, Apr 05, 2018 8:00pm
Friday, Apr 06, 2018 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 07, 2018 2:00pm
Saturday, Apr 07, 2018 8:00pm
Sunday, Apr 08, 2018 2:00pm
LocationHarris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented ByMason School of Theater

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By Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee; Directed by Edward Gero

A Mainstage Production

With contemporary resonance, Lawrence and Lee imagine circumstances surrounding 19th Century writer Henry David Thoreau’s imprisonment for his refusal to pay a poll tax designed to support an unpopular war. Reflected through the memories of his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson, the play explores the roles of government and the governed, civil disobedience, education, and the interdependence of man and nature.

$30 General Admission
$15 students, staff, seniors and groups

1 student ticket available with I.D. starting March 20, 2018.