Were you in Salt Lake City on the centennial of Joe Hill’s death? If you missed John McCutcheon’s performance of Si Kahn’s play, “Joe Hill’s Last Will,” you can now see the performance on DVD.
“The scene is November 19, 2015, Salt Lake City. 100 years to the day after Hill’s execution. Legendary labor songwriter, John McCutcheon, is performing a play, written by legendary labor songwriter, Si Kahn, about those final two hours. McCutcheon breathes new life into Hill’s music, offering a startling acting debut as Hill himself, still thinking, writing, fighting about worker rights, immigration, income inequity, love, war, and solidarity.”