Calamus: An Original Play


Sunday, October 2, 2016, 2:30pm


Leverett Library Theater

Presented by: Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Admission: FREE
Runs: September 29-October 2
More information: visit and like the Facebook page: Calamus in Lev Library or the HRDC website

Calamus is an original play inspired by Walt Whitman’s poetry. It follows the journeys of ​Walt, a teenager just out of the closet, and Ford, a young African-American​ ​trans poet, ​as they travel across America and ​into the past​. Th​e play showcases the many faces of the ​BGLTQ+ community today ​and their relationships ​with queer history in America. The production will kick off the semester as a staged reading in Leverett Library Theater and includes segments of slam poetry, song, and voiceover.

Run time: 80 minutes with no intermission. All performances are free.