Known today more from the folk song sung by Joan Baez and Paul Robeson ("I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill Last Night"), Joe Hill was a songwriter and IWW revolutionary in the early 1900s. The victim of a police frame-up in Utah, he was executed by a firing squad in in Utah 1915. This musical blends Joe Hill's music with sounds of today and asks, "how different was it really back then?"
Coming: Summer of 2020!
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Graphic from "The Basics of Organizing," published by the IWW