Purdue Theatre adds school matinee of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. Due to high demand, Purdue Theatre has added a fourth school matinee of "To Kill a Mockingbird."
Weekday matinees of the dramatization of Harper Lee's novel will be performed at 11 a.m. Feb. 25-28 in the Loeb Playhouse, Stewart Center. To reserve seats, contact Purdue Theatre marketing director Lori Sparger at (765) 494-3084, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student matinee tickets are $5. Each student also will receive a study guide to supplement the production.
"We've been overwhelmed by the response from teachers around the state," says theatre department chair Russ Jones. "Anticipating a great deal of interest in this show, we originally offered three matinees this year. Already, all three shows are sold out, and we are taking reservations for a fourth."
Christopher Sergel's adaptation of "To Kill a Mockingbird" is directed by Richard Stockton Rand, associate professor of theatre.Public performances are at 8 p.m. on Feb. 21, Feb. 22, Feb. 28 and March 1. There also will be a 2 p.m. matinee performance on Feb. 23. For tickets, call (765) 494-3933 or (800) 914-SHOW. Tickets also are available online.
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