Southeastern's Columbia Theatre to host preview party for documentary film, ‘Hamilton's America’

Monday, September 26, 2016
by: Tonya Lowentritt

     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts and Louisiana Public Broadcasting are hosting a preview party for “Hamilton’s America,” the story behind the revolutionary musical, and the PBS Arts Fall Film Festival.
     The Oct. 6 showing is as a part of Fanfare, the university’s annual October arts festival.
Scheduled from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the downtown Hammond theatre, the event is free and open to the public and will include a 30-minute excerpt of “Hamilton’s America,” as well as a preview of the remaining PBS Arts Festival line-up. Additionally, special guests from Center Stage Performing Arts Academy in Gonzales will perform musical theatre inspired by “Hamilton’s America.”
     Although the broadcast film premiere is not scheduled until Oct. 21 at 8 p.m. on LPB, the preview party will give the audience a sneak peek behind the scenes of the making of the film.
     For more information, contact Columbia Theatre at 985-543-4366.

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