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Playwright, Alumnus and August Wilson Collaborator to Speak at Duquesne

Playwright Todd Kreidler, a former collaborator of the late renowned playwright August Wilson, will discuss his recent works and writing experiences as part of Duquesne University's First-Year Writing Program's visiting lecture series.

The University's Red Masquers theater group also will perform scenes from Kreidler's plays at the event, which is open to the public.

A 1996 graduate of Duquesne's McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, Kreidler spent six years developing Broadway plays with Wilson, then turned to other productions. His latest works include the musical Holler If Ya Hear Me, an original story featuring the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, and a stage adaptation of the film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.

When: Monday, March 23, 7 p.m.

Where: Duquesne's Power Center Ballroom, Forbes Avenue and Chatham Square

Admission: Free

For more information, email english@duq.edu.

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