Baldwin vs. Buckley: The Faith of Our Fathers
A transcription for the stage by Kyle Bass
Directed by Godfrey L. Simmons Jr.
September 17 - 18, 2021

Approximate run time is 70 minutes with no intermission.



DESCRIPTION

A theatricalization by Kyle Bass of the famed 1965 debate between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley at the Cambridge Union Society, Cambridge University. The topic: “The American Dream is at the expense of the American Negro.” The winner in a landslide victory . . . join us to find out. Free event. Tickets required. General admission seating.

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Seating is general admission and Covid safety protocols will be in place. At the door, audience members will be required to show proof of full vaccination, or for those not vaccinated, a negative test result from either an antigen-type test prior to six hours of entry or a PCR-type test prior to 72 hours of entry at the theatre. Masks will be required at all times by everyone regardless of vaccination status, except while eating or drinking in designated areas. More information at https://www.syracusestage.org/covid.php. 

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CAST

L. Peter Callender*.....................James Baldwin
Wynn Harmon*.................William F. Buckley Jr.
Reynaldo Piniella*...............Heycock/ensemble
Robbie Simpson*..................Burford/ensemble
Simon Moody..................Announcer/ensemble
Emily Hernandez......................Union President

CREDITS
 
Production Stage Manager: Stuart Plymesser*
Projection Design: Dehanza Shreen Rogers 
Lighting: David M. Bowman 
Sound: Jacqueline R. Herter

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.


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