University Theatre takes to the streets
Oct. 8, 2008
KALAMAZOO--University Theatre will rock Western Michigan University's Williams Theatre with the uproarious irreverence of "Our Lady of 121st Street" Oct. 23-Nov. 2.
Performances of "Our Lady of 121st Street " in Williams Theatre
Stephen Adly Guirgis's dark comedy brings together a diverse cast of characters to meditate on life, death and love when a beloved nun's body is stolen from a funeral home, resulting in a hilarious and moving journey.
Assistant professor of theatre Mark Liermann directs the cast, which includes WMU students Joe Drake, Nathan Gregorski, Kendra Kargenian, Charles Lowery IV, Crystal Lucas-Perry, Derrick Marshall, Sue-Yenn Ng, Joe Russell, John Scranton, Bianca Washington, Frank Williams and Sean Wilson. The creative team includes WMU students Ben Bauer, sound designer; Jesse Bires, scenic designer; Diana Conte, stage manager; Doss Freel, costume designer; and Josh Reid, lighting designer.
General-admission seating for "Our Lady of 121st Street" is $20, $15 for senior citizens and WMU employees, and $5 for students. Tickets are available by calling (269) 387-6222, online at wmich.edu/theatre, or by visiting the Gilmore Theatre Complex Ticket Office, Miller Auditorium Ticket Office or downtown Kalamazoo's Epic Center Box Office. Group discounts are available.
Media contact: Emily Duguay, (269) 387-3227, firstname.lastname@example.org