“The scene is November 19, 2015, Salt Lake City. 100 years to the day after Hill’s execution. Legendary labor songwriter, John McCutcheon, is performing a play, written by legendary labor songwriter, Si Kahn, about those final two hours. McCutcheon breathes new life into Hill’s music, offering a startling acting debut as Hill himself, still thinking, writing, fighting about worker rights, immigration, income inequity, love, war, and solidarity.”
John McCutcheon in Joe Hill’s Last Will, a play by Si Kahn.
The words and music of Joe Hill come to life in a new one-man production of Hill’s final day in prison.
Followed by panel discussion with John McCutcheon, Si Kahn, and John Sillito.
- WHAT: John McCutcheon in Joe Hill’s Last Will
- WHEN: Thursday, November 19, 2015, 7PM
- WHERE: The State Room (638 S State St).
- COST: Tickets on sale now for $18.
Date is the anniversary of the death of Joe Hill. Come to the play after the IWW’s vigil 6PM at Sugar House Park, the site of Joe Hill’s death 100 years before.