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Confessions of a Pulpiteer
Confessions of A Pulipiteer


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Rehearsal photos of
"Confessions of a Pulpiteer"
the first staged reading of the
2010 Playwright's Festival of New Works
by: Barry Wisdom



KCSB 91.9 Santa Barbara Interview

"The Culture of Protest"
host Dick Flack interviews
Lee Boek about
Confessions of a Pulpiteer.
Musicians Mitch Greenhill
& Roberta Levitow
sing with Lee,
songs from the performance

Confessions of a Pulpiteer
[partial] Soundtrack *

I'll Fly Away

Farther Along

* Songs performed by Mitch Greenhill & Roberta Levitow.

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"I'll Fly Away"

On Wednesday, August 5, Public Works Improv Reading Party pays its literary respects to the 80th Anniversary of the famous Santa Monica Pier Aviation Ball, which presented the pioneering aviatrix, Amelia Earhart and counterparts:

A Public Works Improv / Voice In The Well production:

"I'll Fly Away" Reading Salon
Tribute to Women In the Wind

Wednesday, August 5
7:00-10:00 p.m.
Santa Monica

“…A ghost of aviation, She was swallowed by the sky Or by the sea, like me she had a dream to fly. Like Icarus ascending on beautiful, foolish arms, Amelia, it was just a false alarm…” - Joni Mitchell

Warszawa Restaurant [Attic]
1400 Lincoln Blvd.
Santa Monica, 90405
(310) 454-4063

Suggested donation: $9
Artists reception & light refreshments to follow


- Host Eric Vollmer and George Van Noy recall the famous Aviation Ball of August 1929 at the La Monica Ballroom on the Santa Monica Pier when AMELIA EARHART and 18 Aviatrixes were introduced to a wondering world audience.

- William H Bassett, DJ Carlile & Tania Getty bring GB Shaw’s "Lina Szczepanowska" in for landing

- Lee Boek sings Red River Dave's "Amelia Earhart's Last Flight" to guest accompaniment

- DJ Carlile & Lee Boek reflect on celebrity worship via an excerpt from Don Delillo’s blistering satire

- Brian Knudson tries to skate by wily Carmen Vega in Christopher Durang’s One Act Travesty

- Antonieta Villamil celebrates Mark Lipman's birthday in songs that will send everybody Flying Down To Rio

- Jacqueline Mahoney [tentatively scheduled] sings I’ll Fly Away & Joni Mitchell’s haunting and lyrical homage to Amelia Earhart

- Jim Harris is invited to attend our show and take some well-deserved bows for his contribution to the Centenary of SM Pier. He's the author of the book that taught our host Eric Vollmer about Amelia's SM Pier appearance on Aug 17, 1929. [Santa Monica Pier: A Centruy On The Last Of The Pleasure Piers by James Harris]

** hosted by Eric Vollmer

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