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    the broken’hearts of a corrupted white house
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Playwrights’ Center welcomes Pirronne Yousefzadeh as its interim Associate Artistic Director, effective immediately. Pirronne is a director, writer, and educator whose work has...

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Ruth Easton New Play Series
Monday, February 6, 2023 - 7:00pm
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