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Blacklisted: A Concert

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Saturday, December 1st
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee


dsc0801-version-2In the 1940s and 1950s, hundreds of famous American singers and songwriters were accused by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) of being communists or communist sympathizers. Regardless of testimony given in the HUAC court hearings, many of these artists were silenced by being blacklisted by the music industry.

Hear Chicago’s finest cabaret talents perform the songs that HUAC never wanted you to hear – a concert of songs written or made famous by blacklisted artists such as Leonard Bernstein, Yip Harburg, Lena Horne, Burl Ives, Zero Mostel, Paul Robeson, Pete Seeger, and more!

Museum Members $25 | Non-members $35
Arts Center Lecture Hall | Peck School of the Arts
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2200 East Kenwood Blvd. Parking available underground at the UWM Student Union.
Follow signage to Peck School of the Arts to get to the concert.

Written and directed by Carla Gordon. Offered in connection with Blacklist: Hollywood’s Red Scare, an exhibit on display at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee, October 12, 2018 – February 10, 2019.

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