Thomas, Alda at Mahaiwe

Thomas, Alda at Mahaiwe

Thomas, Alda at Mahaiwe

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, Ma., will celebrate the 40th anniversary of ‘Free to Be…You and Me’ with a live panel discussion and audience Q&A featuring Marlo Thomas, Alan Alda and Letty Cottin Pogrebin on Sunday, August 18, at 7. The creative trio will look back at their empowering children’s classic and the difference it made, and discuss the societal problems that persist for children and strategies for progress.

Proceeds will benefit the Free To Be Foundation and Mahaiwe Education programs.

‘Free to Be…You and Me’ is a record/book/theater piece/TV special conceived by Marlo Thomas that challenges gender and racial stereotypes by emphasizing strong positive values.

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