Benevento at 60

Benevento at 60

October 26, 2015

On Tuesday, November 17th at 7:30 P.M., in the Little Theatre of Baldwin Hall on the Truman State campus, Joe Benevento, Professor of English, will present a combined reading and musical performance, which will include selections from his two latest published books, the mystery novel, Saving St. Teresa, and Expecting Songbirds: Selected Poems, 1983-2015, and songs Benevento has composed from poetry by Walt Whitman, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer and Guido Cavalcanti.  Additional singers and musicians will include Antonio Scuderi, Professor of Italian, (mandolin) Carmen Pérez-Munoz, Assistant Professor of Spanish (voice)   and Jennifer Hamlet, Mary Immaculate School Music Teacher (voice). Benevento will also provide hundreds of his own home-baked cookies to share with the audience, as a celebration.

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