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SPJ Madison sponsors ‘Time Stands Still’ theater outing

The Madison Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) invites local journalists to attend Bartell Theater’s “Time Stands Still” by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Donald Margulies. After two journalists return home after covering the Iraq War, they struggle to adjust to a normal life. The play explores the intricacies of love and friendship and the way America deals with media coverage of war and tragedy.

This SPJ group outing will take place Thursday, January 26, 2017. All attendees are invited to an optional group dinner at Coopers Tavern, 20 W. Mifflin St., Madison, WI 53703, at 5:30 p.m. (Each attendee will be responsible for payment of their meal.) The play begins at 7:30 p.m.at the Bartell Theater, 113 E. Mifflin St., Madison, WI 53703. A special post-show talkback exploring a reporter’s role in reporting violent or controversial events will take place immediately after the show.

SPJ has arranged for a group discount of $15 per ticket so long as a minimum of eight people attend. SPJ invites journalists, their spouses, partners and friends to attend as part of the group.

Interested individuals should:

  1. RSVP to Rebecca Wasieleski, SPJ treasurer, by noon on January 19 to reserve tickets and RSVP for the optional dinner at Coopers Tavern. Email: rwasieleski@gmail.com

  2. Choose one of two payment methods: 1) Online payment of $15.50 per ticket ($15 for ticket, $.50 for Popmoney payment fee) can be set up by emailing rwasieleski@gmail.com. In return, you will get a request for payment and payment instructions from the “Madison Journalist” Popmoney account. 2) Mail or drop off a check for $15 per ticket, paid to SPJ Madison Pro Chapter, to Capital Newspapers, attn: Mark Pitsch, 1901 Fish Hatchery Road, Madison, WI 53708

Contact Rebecca Wasieleski with questions at 608-628-0126 or rwasieleski@gmail.com.


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