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A discussion with Tony Award-winning actress Cherry Jones

Adam L. Latham

Tennessee Williams Center Wed., Oct. 22 - 4:30 pm On Wednesday, Oct. 22, Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Cherry Jones will discuss her role as Amanda in the highly acclaimed Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie, as well as her performance in Night of the Iguana. The event…

U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Wright Reading October 16

Adam L. Latham

U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Wright will read October 16 at 4:30 pm in Guerry Auditorium. Please see details including the preceding book signing at the McGriff Alumni House. Charles Wright is the author of more than 20 books of poetry and two volumes of criticism, and has won numerous awards,…