Paramount Center for the Arts Commissions Lyricality to Create LISTENING BACK TO IMAGINE WHO WE COULD BECOME, a Collaborative Communal Poem to Honor the Theatre’s 100th Anniversary

On August 26 at the Paramount Center for the Arts Theatre, audience members heard the debut of a new poem. Tracy Rittmueller read this collaborative communal work sponsored in part by Bill and Linda Henrichs and Gate City Bank. This article discusses the history of collaborative communal poetry, the general and specific artistic process that made this commemorative poem, names the collaborators, and shares a dream for preserving this history-making commission.

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