May 4, 2007

Shaw Exhibit at the Newberry Library

It is our pleasure to invite you all to visit the Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St. (312) 943-9090 [] to view George Bernard Shaw: Master of All Trades, a display of some very special volumes of the works of Shaw and the collected letters of Shaw & Mrs. Patrick (Stella) Campbell, as well as My Chicago by Anna Morgan, the woman who staged the world premiere of Shaw's Caesar & Cleopatra at the Fine Arts Building, in 1901. The display includes rare works like the bi-alphabetic edition of Androcles and The Lion, thought provoking works- like The Crime of Imprisonment , timely works- like Common Sense About The War, and humorous works- like American Boobs, there's something for everybody with an interest in Shaw.
"George Bernard Shaw: Master of All Trades" is a collaboration of the Newberry Library and ShawChicago, organized by William Locke, Robert Scogin and Michael McAlister, with Susan Hanf, Assistant Curator & Project Manager for the Newberry Library.
The display is free & open to the public on the 1st floor, 8:15am-5:30pm Monday, Friday & Saturday and 8:15am-7:30pm Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. The display will remain until June 2nd.

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