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365 DAYS/365 PLAYS, by Suzan-Lori Parks Opens Oct. 25 in E. E. Baker Theater

365 DAYS/365 PLAYS, by Suzan-Lori Parks Opens Oct. 25 in E. E. Baker Theater

Oct 23, 2018

365 DAYS/365 PLAYS, by Suzan-Lori Parks, presented in the Elizabeth Evans Baker Theater, October 25–27 and October 30–November 3 at 8 p.m. Photo by Sydney Honaker, promo design by Jonathan Hetler.

 

The 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 and presented in the Elizabeth Evans Baker Theater, October 25–27 and October 30–November 3 at 8 p.m.

Suzan-Lori Parks got the idea to write a play every day for a year. In her words, “It would be about being present and being committed to the artistic process every single day, regardless of the weather. It became a daily meditation, a daily prayer celebrating the rich strange process of a writing life.” We present a selection of playlets chosen from this extraordinary collection.

Daniel C. Dennis, Visiting Assistant Professor and Rebecca VerNooy, Assistant Professor 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.

Performances: November 25–27 and October 30–November 3, at 8 p.m., in The Elizabeth Evans Baker Theater located in Kantner Hall, with a talkback following the performance on Friday, November 2. 

Upcoming productions in the 2018–2019 season can be found online: Fine Arts Calendar

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 located at the East Union Street entrance of The Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, Monday through Friday, 12–5 p.m.

 
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