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Bill and Dan Savage Set for March 9 fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life Talkback

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mccullers saved my life
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mccullers saved my life

Bill and Dan Savage will take part in a talkback following the Friday, March 9 performance of Sarah Gubbins' fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life at Steppenwolf Theatre.

Dan Savage is author of the nationally syndicated sex column Savage Love, and co-creator of the 'It Gets Better Project,' a campaign to bring hope to gay teens struggling with bullying due to their sexuality. Bill Savage, Dan's brother, is a Senior Lecturer in English at Northwestern University.

Gubbins' play centers on a young woman in her junior year of high school in suburban LaGrange, Illinois, who discovers that she has unshakable kinship to John Singer, the central character in The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, and finds that she identifies even more with Singer and McCullers' work after she is a victim of a gay-bashing incident.

Joanie Schultz has directed the production, which features Zoe Levin (Emma), Ian Daniel McLaren (Mickey), Lily Mojekwu (Ms. Delaney), Fiona Robert (Jo), and Bradley Grant Smith (Reed).

Click here for more information and fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life tickets.


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