Wisconsin Writers for Democratic Action
Press Release

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 18-19—Multiple free staged dramatic performances of “It Can’t Happen Here—Again


By - Jul 8th, 2024 11:24 am

In response to the RNC convention, on July 18 & 19, the national group, Writers for Democratic Action, and its Wisconsin Chapter, Wisconsin Writers for Democratic Action, will launch over 40 staged dramatic readings of the play of “It Can’t Happen Here –AGAIN” an adaptation of the play by the Nobel Laureate Sinclair Lewis around the USA and in Milwaukee. WDA’s one-act adaptation by Shorewood native Wes Savick, formerly of Milwaukee’s Theater X, and features noted regional playwrights and actors, including James Pickering, John Kishline, Deborah Clifton, Jon Daly, and Victor Delorenzo.

Five performances in Milwaukee will begin on the evening of July 18 and will continue through July 19. WDA’s It Can’t Happen Here—Again will be performed at Anodyne Coffee Roasters (6pm July 18, Walkers Point), Woodland Pattern (1pm July 19, Garden Park, Milwaukee), Waukesha Public Library (4pm July 19), Sugar Maple (7pm July 19, Bayview), and Zao Church (7pm July 19, Milwaukee).

The one-act reading is just thirty minutes long. Each performance includes a Q&A session and a reading of the Declaration of Independence to follow.

Everyone is warmly invited. For more information, please contact Jacki Lyden Jacki.Lyden@gmail.com

NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. While it is believed to be reliable, Urban Milwaukee does not guarantee its accuracy or completeness.

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