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Revolutionary Reading Series

September 29, 30 & October 1, 2017
In RCF400 

Three separate and distinctly directed plays about insurgency are given passionate voice by a talented collection of student, staff, faculty, and community actors, followed by post-reading discussions.  Coffee and tea provided to fuel our collective exploration of the meanings of ‘Revolution’!
FRIDAY SEPT. 29, 7:30 pm: 12 Angry Jurors
Based on the Television Movie by Reginald Rose, adapted by Sherman L. Sergel
Directed by Daniel Johnston
Description: Following the closing arguments of a murder trial, the 12 members of the jury must deliberate, with a guilty verdict meaning death for the accused, an inner-city teen.
Featuring: Nsikan Akpan, Denee Barr, Melita Bell, Adrianne DuChateau, Elizabeth Feuerbach, Chania Hudson, Mary Liberto, Sarah Luckadoo, Michael Makar, Kathryn Marshall, Olivia Merryman, Carol Randolph, Gavin Shown, Chris Sisson

SATURDAY, SEPT. 30, 7:30 pm: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
By Dale Wasserman, from the Novel by Ken Kesey
Directed by S. G. Kramer
Description: A quick-thinking rogue pleads insanity to avoid prison and instigates revolt among the patients against the institution’s powerful head nurse.
Featuring: Adam Garrison, Connor Gilbert, Tom Howley, Chania Hudson, Daniel Johnston, Ed Klein, Mary Liberto, Michael Makar, Allie Press, Colin Riley, Gavin Shown, Jack Wassell, Tim Wolf 
SUNDAY, OCT. 1, 3:00 pm: The Penelopiad
By Margaret Atwood, based on her novel
Directed by Tara Hart
Description: Penelope, speaking from the underworld, gives her perspective on the events of Homer’s epic poem Odyssey, disrupted by a chorus of her twelve condemned maids.  
Featuring: Nsikan Akpan, Jamie Barrios, Diego Esmolo, Adam Garrison, Tom Howley, Chania Hudson, Daniel Johnston, Ed Klein, Sarah Luckadoo, Michael Makar, Kathy Marshall, Ryna May, Carol Randolph, Colin Riley, Lauren Tobiason
* Each Reading includes coffee, tea & and fabulous post-show discussions!
Tickets Options
Students with ID, Staff, Seniors (60+), Military, Groups: $5
General Admission: $10

Parental Guidance Note: No one under 14 years of age admitted.
Buy Tickets

Discount: Attend all 3 for $25.00

Parental Guidance Note: No one under 14 years of age admitted.
Buy 3 for $25 

Performance Dates/Times


Friday, 9/29, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, 10/01, 3:00 p.m.

-Driving Directions: HCC, 10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21044
-Building Map, RCF 400
-Parking: Lot A or West Garage is recommended. 

About HCC’s Arts Collective
Howard Community College's critically acclaimed Arts Collective engages performers, creatives, and audiences with innovative events that ignite our collective imaginations. For over two decades, Arts Collective has served as a creative cauldron, providing expert guidance and training to new and experienced artists in bringing vibrant life to diverse works on the stage; from the newly devised to the classics and all in between.  Arts Collective’s positive, collaborative, educational environment is open to everyone. Join us in creating new heights of learning and possibility. Ignite your imagination!

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