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Vassar College and New York Stage and Film Present Powerhouse Theater


June 24, 2017, 5pm

In the Susan Stein Shiva Theater

By William Kennedy & Jodie Markell
Based on the novel by William Kennedy
Directed by Jodie Markell

Ironweed is a play with music based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by William Kennedy, adapted for the stage by the author in collaboration with the director Jodie Markell. The play delves into the rich voice of the novel bringing out the poetry, humor and heartbreak. Set on All Hallow’s Eve in 1938, on the streets of Albany, New York, Ironweed is one man’s journey through purgatory and his struggle for redemption.