After a year away, KOLT returns to Sac theatre scene in May with ....
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May 8 - 31, 2015
The Wilkerson Theater (25th & R Streets)
Directed by KOLT
Associate Artist Patrick Murphy
Hanson, Greg Parker and KOLT Executive Director Kelley Ogden
Written in rhymed verse, playwright Mickle Maher’s There Is a Happiness That Morning Is is told via two lectures on the poetry of William Blake: one given in the morning by Bernard, a middle-aged, barely published poet of scant scholarship, on the “Songs of Innocence”; and the other in the afternoon by his lover, Ellen, a reputable Ph.D., on the “Songs of Experience.” Having engaged the evening before in a controversial display of public affection on the main lawn of their rural New England campus, the two undergraduate lecturers must now, in class, either apologize for their behavior or effectively justify it if they want to keep their jobs.
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