Cancelled: Stephen J. Collins in Herman Melville: Sailing Towards My Father, a play by Carl A. Rossi
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Sailing Towards My Father is a solo play by Carl A. Rossi 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.
Stephen J. Collins grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts and received a BA in Literature from UMass Boston. He teaches seminars on Whitman, Shakespeare, Thomas Hardy, Robert Frost, and contemporary poetry at locations throughout the Boston area and also works as a professionally licensed tour guide there.
Sailing Towards My Father completes a double feature; at 3:00 PM on October 6, Mr. Collins presents his solo show about Walt Whitman. Registration is separate for the two plays; attend either or both.
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