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Call Me William: The Life and Loves of Willa Cather

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Call Me William: The Life and Loves of Willa Cather

by Prudence Wright Holmes www.willacathershow.com Directed by Nora Deveau Rosen Sunday, Apr. 19, 2 p.m. $20/$15 MCC district residents Actor/author Prudence Wright Holmes performs her one-woman show based on the life of legendary author Willa Cather. A courageous pioneer of the LGBT community, Cather dared to dress like a man in a small Nebraska town in the 1890s and was almost expelled from The University of Nebraska for it—that and her love affair with her classmate, Louise Pound. “Call Me William” follows Cather’s life through unhappy love affairs and her “Boston marriage” to winning a Pulitzer Prize for Literature in...

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