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Friday, October 12, 2012

Jack Kerouac’s Lost Play Debuts In His Hometown

Members of “The Beat Generation” cast, from left: Christopher James Webb, Ari Butler, Tony Crane, William Connell and Joey Collins. (Courtesy Meghan Moore, Merrimack Repertory Theatre)

As part of its Jack Kerouac Literary Festival, the University of Massachusetts Lowell dusts off and debuts the novelist’s only known foray into play writing. Here and Now‘s Andrea Shea reports.


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