Dillinger: The Man Behind The Myth

01/12/2020 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Beatniks on Conkey
Address: 418 Conkey St, Hammond, IN 46324, USA

A staged reading of a new play by Jerry Holt. One performance only followed by a talkback with the author.

January 12, 2020
2 pm
Beatniks on Conkey
420 Conkey Street, Hammond IN

DILLINGER
The Man Behind the Myth
Takes a critical look at life, love, friendship, and education when a small-town boy makes his way to the big city, and what can happen when you just want to watch a movie.
Supported by a grant from Indiana Arts Commission and South Shore Arts.

$10 general admission

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