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Into the Woods is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by James Lapine. The musical intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm fairy tales, exploring the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests
Directed by Michele Pawk with music direction by Lauri Young.
For the safety of our students and community, all audience members will be required to show proof of vaccination and wear a mask at all times.
For tickets, please call the box office at 718-390-3259, Monday through Friday, 12 to 4 p.m.
Jesse Owens, the son of Alabama sharecroppers, was the Olympic champion who defeated Nazi ideology in Hitler’s stadium. He later served on the Board of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. His grandson, Stuart Owen Rankin, who will be in dialogue with Lori Weintrob, historian and Director of the Wagner College Holocaust Center. Representing the International Olympics Committee on the panel is Anita L. DeFrantz, a US Olympic medalist and Vice-President of the IOC.
Sponsored by the Sousa Mendes Foundation, this event will be moderated by Robert Jacobvitz.
Event will be held via Zoom. For more information or to register visit sousamendesfoundation.org/event/jesse-owens.
For questions, contact Prof. Lori Weintrob: firstname.lastname@example.org