Smith College Department of Theatre New Play Reading Series presents The Right Thing to Do by Patricia Mew
Thursday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Acting Studio 1

In 1960, on the heels of the Red Scare initiated by Senator Joseph McCarthy, Smith College became the focus of a nationwide hunt for certain ‘undesirables.’  The scandal that followed the discovery of damning erotic material enveloped three professors, and the college where they taught, in a story of betrayal, moral ambiguity, and professional disgrace that rocked the academic world and forced the accused to grapple with what, exactly, was the right thing to do.

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