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JMF Receives Theater Grant from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation

May 24, 2017 by Scott Layman

The JMF is pleas ed to announce a generous grant from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation to write and produce a play about John Marshall’s role as Chief Justice presiding over the Aaron Burr treason trial. Look out, Hamilton! David L. Robbins, New York Times best-selling author and award-winning playwright, is writing the script, and Fifth Wall will produce the play. As part of the grant, special productions will be offered to Richmond City Public middle- and high-school students.  More details about the late fall play premiere and gala opening event will be forthcoming. Committee members are Jeni Reedy, Chairperson; Tom Kennedy, JMF Board Member; Alex McGlothlin, Junior Board Member; and Cheryl Ragsdale, JMF Board Member.

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