All Powers Necessary and Convenient
A Play by Mark Jenkins
- February 4-15, 1998
Tuesday-Thursday at 7:30
Friday & Saturday at 8:00
Sunday at 2:00
- The Playhouse Theatre
4045 University Way NE
- Director: Victor Pappas (Associate Artistic Director, Intiman Theatre)
Author: Mark Jenkins (Professor of Drama, University of Washington)
- All Powers Necessary and Convenient is an epic drama incorporating verbatim testimony from the 1948 Washington state legislature's Un-American Activities Committee hearings, recent videotaped interviews with surviving participants, and fictional accounts of imagined meetings.
- $8 Friday and Saturday, $7 Sunday-Thursday
Discounts of $1 per ticket for students, seniors, and groups of 10 or more
Reservations/Information: (206) 543-4880
- Post-Play Discussions: February 6, 8, 10, 12, and 14.
Survivors Forum: An open discussion featuring survivors of the Canwell Hearings following the performance Sunday, February 15.
Related Events: The University of Washington Libraries, the School of Law, the Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest, and the Department of History are sponsoring a variety of public events January 22-24. Activities include lectures by renowned authors on the second Red Scare and academic freedom, and discussions with survivors of the Canwell Hearings. Information: (206) 543-2580
The production is made possible by a generous grant from the Nesholm Family Foundation, the Martin-Djos Foundation, the Jaecks Family Foundation, and the University of Washington College of Arts and Sciences.