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“365 Days/365 Plays,” by Suzan-Lori Parks, presented in the Elizabeth Evans Baker Theater, Oct. 25–27 and Oct. 30–Nov. 3 at 8 p.m.

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Theater Division Presents “365 Days/365 Plays,” by Suzan-Lori Parks


Ohio University’s Theater Division in the School of Dance, Film and Theater is proud to present the second production of the 2018–2019 season, “365 Days/365 Plays,” by Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Visiting Assistant Professor Daniel C. Dennis and Assistant Professor Rebecca VerNooy.

The play will be presented Oct. 25 through 27 and Oct. 30 through Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. in the Elizabeth Evans Baker Theater, located in Kantner Hall.

The production will present a selection of playlets chosen from Parks’ extraordinary collection of plays she wrote every day for a year, an idea she came up with to stay present and committed to the artistic process every single day. In her words, “It became a daily meditation, a daily prayer celebrating the rich strange process of a writing life.”

Dennis and VerNooy, both faculty in the Division of Theater, direct a student cast: Summer Finley, Aidan Tracy, Nate Perez, Stephanie Carrillo, Nick Slaughter, Morgan Austin, Philip Matthews, Manda Neal, DeVanté Malone, Janai Lashon, Connor Daugherty, Erik Armstong, Chiara Ridpath and Camila Benencia Courreges.

A talkback following the performance on Nov. 2.

Upcoming productions in the 2018–2019 season can be found online at https://www.ohio.edu/finearts/theater/whats-happening/2018-19-Season-Production-Calendar.cfm.

Through Arts for OHIO, tickets are free for OHIO students with a student ID. Regular tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for other students and seniors. For more information and reservations, please call 740-593-1780, or stop by the Fine Arts Ticket Office on campus at the East Union Street entrance of The Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, which is open from noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.