North Carolina: Stanford Day at Theater of the American South
May 19, 2012 2:00pm - 7:30pm
Stanford Law School alumni and friends are invited to spend the day with other Stanford alumni at the Theater of the American South for a festival of Southern plays, food, and culture in Wilson, North Carolina. The festival’s seventh season will feature a New Orleans theme and will be presenting A Streetcar Named Desire, the celebrated Tennessee Williams play set in the French Quarter of New Orleans. You can learn more about Theater of the American South at www.theateroftheamericansouth.org.
The production of A Streetcar Named Desire will be directed by Marc Fajer, AB ’82, JD ’85. This event includes a matinee performance of the play, followed by a conversation with Marc and the Barbecue Bash dinner featuring the Bobby Flay Throwdown-winning ribs of Ed Mitchell, live Dixieland music, wine tasting, and craft beer. There will also be a special display of quilts on the walls of buildings in Wilson’s historic downtown.
The cost of the event is $30 and includes the matinee showing of A Streetcar Named Desire and dinner; wine and beer is an additional charge. RSVP by Saturday, May 12.
If you are also interested in also attending a one-man show about legendary New Orleans entertainer Louis (“Satchmo”) Armstrong entitled Backstage with Louis Armstrong that evening at 8 pm you can purchase a separate ticket for $15. If you’d like help arranging overnight accommodations contact Gary Cole, JD ’85, managing director of Theater of the American South at firstname.lastname@example.org.