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Exhibit Discussion and Reception Set for March 27

On Tuesday, March 27, at 6 p.m. in the Heritage Room of the Weinberg Memorial Library, Thomas Costello will discuss the career of his great grandfather master penman P. W. Costello, and Michael Friedman, Ph.D., professor of English and theatre at The University of Scranton, will speak about Shakespearean performance at the turn of the 20th century. The event is held in conjunction with the exhibit “Distinguished for Their Talents – Theatrical Portraits by Scranton Master Penman P. W. Costello, 1905-1930,” which is on display through April 23 in the Heritage Room of the Weinberg Memorial Library.
March 23, 2018

The University of Scranton will hold a reception and presentation for the exhibit “Distinguished for Their Talents – Theatrical Portraits by Scranton Master Penman P. W. Costello, 1905-1930” on Tuesday, March 27, at 6 p.m. in the Heritage Room of the Weinberg Memorial Library.

Thomas W. Costello, P. W. Costello’s great-grandson, will discuss Costello’s career as an artist and master penman, who became a national figure in the late 1800s for his work in engrossing. Joining him will be University of Scranton English and Theatre Professor Michael Friedman, Ph.D., who will present “Shakespeare on the Stage in 1900: From Actor’s Theater to Author’s Theater.”

The event, which is free of charge and open to the public, is sponsored by the Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library.

The exhibit is on display in the Heritage Room through April 23 during normal library hours. 

For more information, call 570-941-6341 or email archives@scranton.edu.

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