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Howard University's Department
of Theatre Arts is an internationally acclaimed leader and producer of artistic merit. Each season the Department of Theatre Arts presents classical and contemporary plays in its two-theatre complex. These plays offer not only entertainment, but also a forum for ideas and discussion.

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NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES
by
TENNESSE WILLIAMS

“A group of inmates go on a hunger strike in attempt to better their situation against the inhumane prison conditions. We meet, the corrupt and immoral prison warden, Boss Whalen, the heroine, Eva, willing to sacrifice her honor for the man she loves..."Williams gained inspiration for the play after reading newspaper accounts of inmates who suffocated in a steam room in a Pennsylvania prison.

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