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Author Talk: Max Shulman

Presented by UCCS Visual and Performing Arts: Theatre and Dance Program at Ent Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs CO

Oct 17 2022
Author Talk: Max Shulman presented by UCCS Visual and Performing Arts: Theatre and Dance Program at Ent Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs CO

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Associate Professor of Theatre Max Shulman will join us to talk about his new book, “The American Pipe Dream: Performance of Drug Addiction, 1890-1940” from Iowa University Press.

It is the first work to trace the history of addiction and drug use on the US stage and screen, examining the ways in which performance created the way we imagine addiction. From blood-and-thunder melodramas of the 1900s, forgotten Broadway hits of the 1920, the jazz cabarets of the 1930, to Eugene O’Neill’s canonical Long Day’s Journey, this work demonstrates how performance has influenced the policies, treatment, and awareness of addiction in the US imagination. Copies of the book will

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ADMISSION INFO

This event is free and open to all but registration is requested. For more information contact Max Shulman at mshulman@uccs.edu.

Contact: (719) 255-8181

Email: tickets@uccs.edu

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Oct 17, 2022 at 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm (Mon)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Ent Center for the Arts

5225 N Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80918

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Dates and Times

Mon, Oct 17, 2022

6:00 pm at Ent Center for the Arts