Long Island City, NY—To commemorate September 11th, LaGuardia Community College is presenting the staged reading of “The Guys,” a play by Anne Nelson about the aftereffects of the collapse of the World Trade Center. The event is free and open to the public.
The play focuses on how Joan, an editor, helps Nick, a New York Fire Department captain, prepare a series of eulogies for firefighters who died under his command that day. Performing the roles will be Professors Stefanie Sertich and Jason Ramirez.
The performance will take place in the Little Theater at 31-10 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, at 2:30 p.m. For more information, please call (718) 482-5702.
Since 2001, “The Guys” has been presented in 48 U.S. states and in the Czech Republic, Argentina, Japan, Italy and Poland.
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LaGuardia Community College located in Long Island City, Queens, was founded in 1971 as a bold experiment in opening the doors of higher education to all, and we proudly carry forward that legacy today. LaGuardia educates students through over 50 degree, certificate and continuing education programs, providing an inspiring place for students to achieve their dreams. Upon graduation, LaGuardia students’ lives are transformed as family income increases 17%, and students transfer to four-year colleges at three times the national average. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), LaGuardia is a nationally recognized leader among community colleges for boundary-breaking success educating underserved students. At LaGuardia we imagine new ideas, create new curriculum and pioneer programs to make our community and our country stronger. Visit www.laguardia.edu to learn more.