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    Bertie (Bertrand Russell's Excellent American Adventure) by Sidney Norinsky

    Presented by at The Ballard Underground

    August 18-August 27, 2011

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    Bertie (Bertrand Russell's Excellent American Adventure) by Sidney Norinsky

    A world-renowned Intellectual is harangued for his social and political views by a media demagogue and those with a conservative social agenda that threatens to destroy his career and marriage. 2011? Think again:








    In 1940, philosopher and mathematician Bertrand Russell was accused of corrupting the youth of America; Radio and newspapers were marshaled by Christian moralists to...

    A world-renowned Intellectual is harangued for his social and political views by a media demagogue and those with a conservative social agenda that threatens to destroy his career and marriage. 2011? Think again:








    In 1940, philosopher and mathematician Bertrand Russell was accused of corrupting the youth of America; Radio and newspapers were marshaled by Christian moralists to confuse and coerce the American public: legal battles pitted the country's intelligentsia against the 'nice' people in a discussion about the limits of freedom of speech and the purpose of a democracy.





    Sidney Norinsky's play, Bertie (Bertrand Russell's Excellent American Adventure) evokes and explores this shameful chapter in the American Experience and serves to remind us that those who forget the past are...





    Sidney's play was the recipient of a semi-finalist award in the 2008 Eugene O'Neill Playwright's Competition. Outsider's Inn Collective is proud to present the West Coast premiere of this timely and engaging play.






    The Ballard Underground

    2220 NW Market
    Seattle, WA 98107

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    7:30pm


    Phone: (206) 551-2834


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