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Pell Center Announces Dates for Upcoming “Ajax” Productions

NEWPORT, RI − The Pell Center at Salve Regina’s Story in the Public Square initiative has announced the five upcoming tour dates for its readers’ theater production of the Greek tragedy, “Ajax.” The play, set during the Trojan War, will serve as a statewide conversation focusing on the issues veterans face when returning home. Each performance will be followed by a community forum on veterans’ issues.

Tuesday, November 11 – Thursday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m.

Megley Theater at Salve Regina University

Lawrence Avenue (intersection of Leroy Avenue)

Newport, RI 02840

Sunday, November 16 at 2:00 p.m.

Contemporary Theater Company

327 Main Street

South Kingstown, RI 02879

Monday, November 17 at 7:00 p.m.

Bowab Studio Theater at Providence College

Smith Center for Performing Arts

Providence, RI 02908

Tuesday, November 18 at 7:00 p.m.

Sandywoods Center for the Arts

43 Muse Way

Tiverton, RI 02878

Thursday, November 20 at 7:00 p.m.

Blackstone River Theater

549 Broad Street

Cumberland, RI 02864

The performances are free and open to the public. To register, please visit the Eventbrite page on

Ajax in Rhode Island is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, an independent affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of NEH’s “Standing Together: The Humanities and the Experience of War” special initiative, which supports veterans-related programming within each state and encourages a national network of humanities programming for America’s military, veterans, and their communities.

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