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The Big Deal: ‘Are You Now, Or Have You Ever Been’ Presented By Stage West

by Gila Espinoza 13 Feb 2019 1:31 AM

Next up at Stage West is the regional premiere of  “Are You Now, or Have You Ever Been.”  On the eve of his appearance before the Senate Permanent Sub Committee on Investigations on Un-American Activities led by Senator Joseph McCarthy, American writer Langston Hughes fitfully attempts to compose a poem. As accusations whirl, censorships abound, and freedoms are called into question, this inspired-by-true-events, lyrical drama examines not only the tense yet necessary relationship between art and politics, but also the emotional and deeply personal connection between the artist and his craft in the face of oppressive power. Enter this Big Deal for a chance to receive a pair of tickets to the February 23 performance at Stage West.

Photo: Evan Michael Woods

After signing up below, take a moment to sign up for our other Big Deals – tickets to see WaterTower Theatre’s drama-comedy “Guadalupe In The Guest Room” or to attend the Arts & Letters Live! “The Miniaturist”: From Page to Screen conversation at the DMA.

Please note: Only Art&Seek newsletter subscribers are eligible for the Big Deal. If you’re not yet receiving our weekly emails then you’re missing out! You’ll want to take care of that first here before you sign up below. Winners will be selected by random drawing on Friday and will be notified by email. If the winner does not respond within 24 hours after notification, or cannot make the specified performance date, or declines the prize, another winner will be randomly chosen.

UPDATE: We have our winners. Thanks for playing.