UMass Lowell, MRT to Bring Beat Authors, Kerouac Contempora​ries to ‘Beat Generation​’

BOOK-SIGNINGS AND POST-SHOW DISCUSSIONS TO OCCUR AT SELECT PERFORMANCES OF JACK KEROUAC’S ‘BEAT GENERATION

(Lowell) Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) and UMass Lowell are excited to announce a series of special events during the run of Beat Generation and the Jack Kerouac Literary Festival. Kerouac fans who attend select performances will have the opportunity to attend pre-show book signings and participate in post-show discussions with Kerouac contemporaries David Amram and Joyce Johnson, authors Anne Waldman and Marilene Phipps-Kettlewell and Beat literature scholars Michael Millner and Todd Tietchen.

The World Premiere staged reading of Beat Generation will be performed in MRT’s intimate newly renovated 279-seat theater. Order your tickets soon – only a limited number of tickets will be available to this moment in literary and theatrical history. Tickets start at $40 and can be purchased at MRT.org or by calling the MRT box office at 978-654-4678. The centerpiece of the 2012 Jack Kerouac Literary Festival, Beat Generation runs for eight performances only Oct. 10 through Oct. 14.

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