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The Rex grant specifically supports the September 2014 premiere of the Stagebridge Senior Theatre original musical FSM, which will coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement at UC Berkeley. The show is set in both past and present, and performed by a mixed cast of Stagebridge company members and young Equity (professional/union) actors. It will premiere in September 2014 at Brava in San Francisco and the Thrust Stage at Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

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Rex Grantee Stagebridge Premieres ‘FSM’


Rex grantee Stagebridge announces the premiere of FSM: A Play With Music About a Moment That Changed America, which explores the 1964 Free Speech Movement at UC Berkeley, as lived then and seen now by participants on all sides, just in time for its 50th anniversary. FSM takes ’60s politics seriously.  It celebrates the joy, moral purpose, newborn freedom […]