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FTT play explores contemporary politics

Author: Arts and Letters


The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television and Theatre (FTT) will present Tony Kushner’s “A Bright Room Called Day” from Nov. 13 to 16 (Tuesday to Friday) at 7:30p.m. and Nov. 18 (Sunday) at 2:30p.m. and 7:30p.m. in the Decio Mainstage Theatre of the DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts.

Admission is $12 for the general public; $10 for faculty, staff and seniors; and $8 for students. Ticket information is available at the performing arts center box office or by calling 574-631-2800 or at on the Web.

Directed by Robin Witt, visiting assistant professor in FTT, “A Bright Room Called Day” takes place in 1930s Berlin at the time when the Weimer Republic weakens and Adolf Hitler’s Nazis seize power. The tragicomic story unfolds as it follows a close-knit group of artists and activists in their lofty discussions on impending political catastrophe and the nature of evil in the world.

Additional information is available at on the Web.

Contact: Christine Sopczynski, FTT outreach specialist, 574-631-0457,

Originally published by Son Nguyen at on November 01, 2007.