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Gunplay: A Play About America by Frank Higgins

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Directed by Benny Sato Ambush

This performance is a Salem Night with FREE ADMISSION for Salem Residents. 

Through dramatic vignettes—historical, humorous, informative, and poignant—Gunplay's kaleidoscope of views explores the mystique, the mythologies and the power of guns in American society without taking sides or supporting any particular perspective. It is a play that should catalyze rich discussion on the constellation of issues around guns, gun safety, and gun violence.

Guest artist Benny Sato Ambush is an SDC* freelance director, educator, consultant, former artistic director of two professional theatres, and published commentator. He recently served nine years as Senior Distinguished Producing Director in Residence at Emerson Stage and holds numerous directing credits at professional regional theaters and universities throughout the U.S. and the Boston region. He is a member of the National Theatre Conference and an Emeritus Trustee of Theatre Communications Group (TCG).

A post-show conversation will take place on Sunday October 20.
A prelude conversation will take place on Thursday, October 24 at 6:30 pm with playwright Frank Higgins and director Benny Sato Ambush.

*Member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society

Contains mature themes. May be inappropriate for audience members under the age of 13.

Purchase tickets: $20 General Admission, $15 Seniors, Under 18 free, SSU students free, Salem residents free on October 18 only.

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When 9:00pm
Sophia Gordon Center, North Campus
356 Lafayette Street, Salem, MA 01970
Karen A Gahagan

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