Tuesday, April 5, 2011

War Crimes @ Tunxis Community College

To our Friends and Family in the Connecticut Capitol Region...

Tunxis Community College will present a theatrical production of Sergei Burbank’s “War Crimes” on campus April 8 & 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Founders Hall.

A description of the play states, “In a possible present, the former president of the United States has been arrested and is on trial at The Hague for the deaths of American Muslims held in a detainment camp. Narrating these events is a 17th-century Dutch merchant from New Amsterdam. Over the course of the play we realize it is as much Europe’s expectations for America as the ‘light upon the hill’ that are on trial as it is the American president. Responsibility for the excesses of dreams becomes the currency as all parties barter with fate.”

The show runs approximately 90 minutes and is suitable for teens and adults. Tickets cost $5 and can be purchased at the door or in advance at the Tunxis Information Desk.

The cast includes Steven Mackenzie, Elizabeth Coffey, Lauren Austin, Alyssa Wasley, Bernard Sniadack III, Tommy Jackson, Tasya Abbot, Derek Guibert, Christian Torres and Johanna Yodkin.

For more information, call George Sebastian-Coleman at 860.255.3731 or e-mail gsebastian-coleman[at]txcc.commnet.edu.

The production is one of a series of events at Tunxis Community College celebrating 40 years of education in the Farmington Valley and beyond. The College first opened for classes in October 1970 and currently offers almost 60 associate’s degrees and certificates, providing critical thinking and problem-solving skills that prepare students for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs and employment in areas with industry need. Tunxis is located at the junction of Routes 6 and 177 in Farmington. For more on 40th anniversary events at Tunxis, visit tunxis.commnet.edu/40th.

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