Performance, Historical Discussion on Woody Guthrie and the Great Depression Slated at RVCC

Monday, September 18, 2017
Randy Noojin as Woody Guthrie

The public is invited to attend “Songs of Economic Hardship: Woody Guthrie and the Great Depression,” Monday, October 9, from 1-2:20 p.m., at Raritan Valley Community College. The event, which is free of charge, will be held in the Nash Theatre at the RVCC’s Branchburg campus.

Sponsored by the College’s Humanities, Social Science and Education Department as well as RVCCArts, the program is part of the “Music as a Mirror on History” series.

Acclaimed New York City actor Randy Noojin stars as Woody Guthrie in a multimedia program featuring archival footage of the Great Depression. The one-man show will be followed by a question-and-answer session. All seating will be located on stage.

For additional information about the program, contact Professor Roger Shutack at

Raritan Valley Community College’s main campus is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. Serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 50 years, RVCC is an educational and cultural center that is nationally recognized for its innovative programming, service to the community and environmental leadership. The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, professional development, and adult and youth personal enrichment courses. The College also has a performing arts center and planetarium.

RVCC is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community’s businesses, and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit



September 18, 2017

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