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Theatre Arts Presents The Saint Plays by Erik Ehn

Event Start DateThursday, April 22, 2010 – Sunday, April 25, 2010
Studio Theatre, Sacred Heart Hall
CostCost: $8/$11
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The undergraduate Theatre Arts department performs Eric Ehn’s The Saint Plays ,  a collection of short plays, contemporary fairy tales for the stage, loosely based on the lives of saints and biblical characters, including one especially written by Ehn in honor of Sister Sally Furay RSCJ, vice president and provost of the University of San Diego (1972-1996).  An avid theatre goer, Furay was the force behind the Alcala Park Players, the club that initiated a theatre presence at USD.  Directed by Robert Barry Fleming, MFA, chair and associate professor of Theatre Arts.

Performance Schedule: 
Thursday, April 22, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 23, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 24, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 25, 2 p.m. matinee 

Tickets:  Seating is limited.   $11, general admission;  $8, students/seniors. Tickets will go on sale two weeks prior to opening, and are available at the Hahn University Center Box Office (619) 260-2727 from Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Unsold tickets also available 45 minutes before curtain at Studio Theatre.

Meet Erik Ehn:
Thursday, April 22, 2010, 12:30-2 p.m., Lunch Box Presentation with Erik Ehn, USD Black Box (Camino Hall 131). Free
 
Thursday, April 22, 2010, 5:30 p.m., Plenary with Playwright Erik Ehn “The Saints: Iconic Figures and Why We Need Them”, French Parlor, Founders Hall. Free. Reception follows in the Founders Atrium (The Saint Plays opens in the Studio Theatre at 7:30 p.m.)
 
Friday, April 23, 2010, Post-show discussion “Icons: Sacred and Secular,” Studio Theatre immediately following the production. Invited Participants TBA (check Theatre Arts' website for updates)

 

 

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