No Surrender: a short play by Candace Perry.

Chapel in the Pines Sunday Program for June 12, 2022 via Zoom only

No Surrender takes place after the statue of Robert E. Lee is removed from its pedestal, when the displaced General stumbles into a homeless encampment and gives a history lesson. The play was filmed last year, when live performances were rare, and features actors are John Shuman, John Dennis Anderson, and Patrick Riviere. No Surrender was originally shown as part of a three-play collection, “Racial Reckonings,” produced by the Wellfleet Preservation Hall and made possible with grants from the Wellfleet Cultural Council and the Joan Patchen Fund of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. Playwright Candace Perry will introduce the play and lead a discussion following the screening. All are welcome.

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A social worker by profession, Candace Perry began her playwriting career in 1989 when the Provincetown Theatre Company produced her one act, Keepers.  Ten years later, she returned to the Provincetown Theater’s Playwrights’ Lab, and her ten minute play, Meryl Streep, Meryl Streep, was produced featuring the legendary Julie Harris.  Since then, she has had more than thirty short plays produced in Provincetown and elsewhere, has written four full length plays, and won many awards.  She is a member of the Dramatists Guild and the Provincetown Playwrights’ Lab.