IUS performs in Our Town [Theater]

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Love, death, and narrating stage managers take center stage in OUr Town, the first show of IUS's season, beginning on Friday.

Indiana University Southeast will open Our Town on Friday, Nov. 5, with an 8 p.m. performance. Evening performances will take place on Nov. 6, 12, and 13 at 8 p.m. each night. Matinees will occur on Nov. 7 and 14 at 2:30 p.m. each afternoon.

All performances of Our Town will take place in the Robinson Theatre at the Paul W. Ogle Center on the IUS campus. The IUS address is 4201 Grant Line Road in New Albany, IN.

Our Town tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for students, and $6 for seniors. Tickets can be purchased by going to the Ogle Center ticket office, Ticketmaster locations, calling 1-800-745-3000, or going online to Ticketmaster.com. More information on Our Town can be found at the IUS website.

Our Town is in three acts during the early 20th century in the fictional Grover's Corners, New Hampshire. Each act shows a different stage of relationship between George Gibbs and Lucy Webb, including their meeting, falling in love, and tragedy. Among the show's features are minimal sets and props and a stage manager taking part in narration.

Jim Hesselman directed Our Town for IUS, and Thornton Wilder created the production.

Our Town is IUS's first show of its 2010-2011 season. More information on upcoming shows can be found in this article.

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