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Event: Herman Melville - Sailing Towards My Father

Wednesday September 19, 2018
7:00 PM until 8:30 PM

Mark your calendars! Ventress Library Cultural Series kicks off the 2018-2019 season on Wed., Sept. 19, with a theatrical program about the life of Herman Melville! Event is free and open to the public. See below for details of this informative and dramatic glimpse into the life of an iconic American author. Hope to see you there!!

Ventress Library Cultural Series Kick-off Event
Wed., Sept. 19, 7-8:30 p.m.
“Sailing Towards my Father”, written and directed by Carl A. Rossi
Performed by actor Stephen Collins

“Sailing Towards My Father” is a one-man play about Herman Melville (1819-1891), the American author best known for his whaling epic “Moby-Dick.” The play chronicles Melville’s life from youth to old age, concentrating on his evolution as a writer and his complex relations with God, his parents and siblings, his wife and children, and Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Free and open to the public; no tickets required. Visit http://www.unlaunchedvoices.com

Stephen Collins grew up in Cambridge, and received a BA in Literature from UMass Boston. After twenty plus years in a sales career, he is back doing what he truly loves - performing and teaching. Recently he has been teaching seminars on Whitman, Hardy, Shakespeare, Frost, and Contemporary Poetry at various locations throughout the country.

Location: Program Room
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