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USI Theatre presents a student-directed production of “A Doll’s House, Part 2”

USI Theatre presents a student-directed production of “A Doll’s House, Part 2”

10/10/2019 | University Communications
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University of Southern Indiana Theatre continues its fall 2019 season with a student-directed production of A Doll’s House, Part 2, by Lucas Hnath, from October 17-19.  It will be directed by USI theatre student Brennen Hobson.

In A Doll’s House, written in 1879 by Henrik Ibsen, Nora Helmer made the decision to walk out on her husband and children – a decision that in the nineteenth century was practically unheard of.  Now, in A Doll’s House, Part 2, fifteen years have gone by.  With only a knock on the door to announce her arrival, Nora has returned to her former home.  But why?  What will it mean for her family and friends that she left behind?

Hobson will be joined by a design team of fellow USI students: Cheyenne Welte as costume designer; Megan Gilbert as lighting and sound designer; Jacey Stewart as scenic designer; and Ryan Butler as production stage manager.

The cast of A Doll’s House, Part 2 includes USI students Paige Murray, Allen Karch, Clare McGregor, and Kyra Roberts.

Admission is free on a first come, first served basis. All performances will take place in the Helen Mallette Studio Theatre, located in room 0105 in lower level of the College of Liberal Arts.). The performances will be held October 17-19 with all showings starting at 7:00 p.m. Follow us on Facebook at USITheatre and NewHarmonyTheatre, Twitter @TheatreUSI, and Instagram @USI_theatre for updates and photos. For questions, contact the box office at 812-465-1635.

Tickets are also now on sale for the rest of the 2019-20 season. Join us for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Elliot Wasserman and running November 14-17, 2019.  Brighton Beach Memoirs, the 2020 Repertory Project co-produced by USI Theatre and New Harmony Theatre, runs from February 13-16, 2020. Brighton Beach Memoirs will feature professional Equity actors and stage management.  The second spring show will be Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Eric Altheide from April 16-19, 2020. For more information on the remainder of the USI Theatre season visit USI.edu/theatre or call 812-465-1635.

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