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Speak Story Series to host Irish storyteller September 17

ISSUED: 13 August 2019
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Speak Story Series, part of Shepherd University’s Center for Appalachian Studies and Communities, presents Clare Murphy on Tuesday, September 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Hall. Murphy will perform “UniVerse,” a playful exploration of the space where myth meets quantum physics, philosophy, and turtles. Admission is $12 at the door, with express entry for Speak season ticket holders, and free to Shepherd students with a valid Rambler ID. Speak is for adult audiences. Mature youth are allowed at their guardian’s discretion.

Irish-born Murphy has been telling stories since 2006 on stages all over the world. Her work has taken her from telling stories to President Mary Robinson of Ireland to performing at the Writers Room of the Royal Shakespeare Company in England. She is also a storytelling consultant for the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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