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Hailing Hoboken’s Heroines: - An original play written for the Library 130th Anniversary Celebration on Facebook!

Hailing Hoboken’s Heroines: - An original play written for the Library 130th Anniversary Celebration on Facebook!

Celebrate Hoboken Library’s 130th anniversary with the three dynamic women responsible for its creation and extraordinary evolution. When Hoboken Library’s founder, Mrs. Martha Stevens, sits down with the library’s first female librarian, Mrs. Hatfield, and current Library Director, Lina Podles, via Zoom, there is a whole lot of heartfelt historical reminiscing, as well as what constitutes a Library now (no longer just a building with books) and perspectives on how the Library and its community was affected by and dealt with the Spanish flu of 1918 in comparison to Covid-19. This is one conversation you’re not going to want to miss.

 

JORDAN BESWICK (Playwright)

Jordan’s plays have been performed in NYC, D.C., London, Paris, Hollywood, Brussels and Brazil. As Acting Instructor: Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute (New York), Studio VO/VF (Paris), iSFF (Berlin), Manufacture des Abbesses (Paris), Actors Centre (London). Film casting credits include: Dead Man Walking, The Yards, Signs, The Cradle Will Rock, Forty Shades of Blue, Urbania. Theatre casting credits include productions for the Vineyard Theatre, Drama Department, BAM/Next Wave Festival, New York Stage and Film.

 

Starring:

Lina Podles: Library Director

Florence Pape: Hoboken’s favorite local actress

Leanna Renee Hieber: an actress, playwright, artist and the award-winning, bestselling author of Gothic Victorian Fantasy novels

Date:
Saturday, October 3, 2020
Time:
1:15pm - 1:40pm
Campus:
Hoboken Public Library
Audience:
  Adults     Teens  

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