CONWAY, Ark. (July 30, 2012) - Hendrix College will present a reading of Conduit, a play written by James Mainard O'Connell, a 2003 Hendrix graduate, on Friday, Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m., in Cabe Theatre. An audience and cast discussion will follow the reading.
Conduit follows the experiences of Lisa Thomas, a young journalist, as she works to uncover the truth about a black teenager's death in New Brunswick, N.J., during the 2008 election season.
The event is part of the Playwright's Theatre, an extension of the Hendrix Murphy Foundation's Playwriting Contest, which produces dramatic readings of new plays by current or former Hendrix students.
The event is co-sponsored by the Hendrix College Department of Theatre Arts and Dance.
For more information, call (501) 450-4597 or email email@example.com.
Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. Hendrix was named the country's #1 "Up and Coming" liberal arts college for the third consecutive year by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2011 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 376 colleges and is listed in the 2012 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges as one of 25 "Best Buy" private colleges included. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.