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1935 Play About the Depression to Be Performed in St. Petersburg; Interview with Texas Populist Jim Hightower

08/17/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today the Tampa Repertory Theatre will produce Archibald MacLeish’s rarely seen play, “Panic,” on August 21st at Studio @ 620 in St. Petersburg. “Panic,” was MacLeish’s first produced play. When performed in 1935, the cast featured Orson Welles in the leading role of financier McGafferty. The play, as the title suggests, explores the financial panic during the Great Depression and focuses on the nature of individ...

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