Denis O’Hare, Annabella Sciorra, and Duncan Sheik will be among the participants in the Culture Project’s A Question of Impeachment, a new series gathering today’s most brilliant and visionary minds to explore and debate the case for the impeachment of President George Bush and Vice President Richard Cheney. The series will run November 18-December 16 at The Culture Project in Soho.
A Question of Impeachment will engage audiences in investigating crucial issues affecting all Americans, particularly as they prepare to elect a new leader, including expansion of executive powers, war, surveillance, torture and extraordinary rendition and government response to disaster.
The special opening celebration will feature, among others, singer Phoebe Snow and actress Annabella Sciorra. Khaliah Ali, Bobby Cannavale, Staceyann Chin, Willie Garson, Julie Goldman, Adam Rapp, Denis O’Hare, Scott Cohen and many others will be on hand to read sections of the Constitution, Articles of Impeachment and other documents throughout the series. In addition, Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik (authors of Broadway’s Spring Awakening) will perform new songs and Jorie Graham and Gerald Stern will contribute new poems. Singer and songwriter Jackson Browne will participate in the series’ final event on December 16.
Other participants include Michael Ratner, President of the Center for Constitutional Rights, Bruce Fein, Associate Deputy Attorney General under President Ronald Reagan and member of the American Bar Association’s Task Force on Presidential Signing Statements, retired Colonel Ann Wright, one of three U.S. State Department officials who resigned in protest prior to the invasion and occupation of Iraq in March, 2003, best-selling political journalist and Salon.com contributor Joe Conason, bestselling author Naomi Wolf, attorney Martin Garbus, attorney Elizabeth Holtzman, David Swanson, co-founder of AfterDowningStreet.com and retired CIA officer Ray McGovern, former NBC correspondent Richard Valeriani, journalist Scott Horton and more.
For more information, visit www.cultureproject.org.