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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)March 25, 2009

MAHWAH – The Ramapo College Theater Program, comprised of students enrolled in the College’s School of Contemporary Arts, will stage Woody Guthrie’s “American Song” for a slate of performances in April.

An exuberant musical celebration of America, Woody Guthrie’s “American Song” tells the life of the rambling folk singer through his words and music.  Follow Guthrie as he travels from the Dust Bowl to California to New York.  The performances will include more than two dozen songs including “This Land is Your Land,” “So Long It’s Been Good to Know Yuh,” “Pastures of Plenty, Hard Travelin’” and “Bound for Glory.”

American Song ” will be performed in the Sharp Theater April 10, 11, 15, 16 and 17 at 8 p.m. and on April 18 at 2 and 8 p.m.  Tickets cost $10.  The Sharp Theater is located in the Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts.  For more information, call 201.684.7844.

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on Niche.com, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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