'Buddha: Triumph and Tragedy in the Life of the Great Sage'

Penn State Berks will present 'Buddha: Triumph and Tragedy in the Life of the Great Sage,' performed by writer/performer Evan Brennar, at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 16 in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.

The man we know as the Buddha lived in Northern India around 500 B.C. and introduced the teaching known today as Buddhism. Approximately 300 years after his death, an extensive oral history of the movement was chronicled and carried throughout Asia, and this canon became the taproot of the entire Buddhist tradition. Framed in a most unusual and personal context, "Buddha: Triumph and Tragedy in the Life of the Great Sage" brings to the stage these authentic texts to enact the extraordinary life of the man, from start to finish.

After premiering in Boston to sold-out houses and rave reviews, Brennar will be presenting the show at Penn State Berks in its "unplugged" form (sans set and lighting).

For more information, contact the Office of Campus Life at 610-396-6076.

Contacts: 

Lisa Weidman

Work Phone: 
610-396-6054
Home Phone: 
610-777-6347
Last Updated November 18, 2010