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February 7, 2003

Purdue Theatre presents discussion of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

WEST LAFAYETTE – Director Richard Stockton Rand and members of the cast of Purdue Theatre's "To Kill a Mockingbird" will participate in a discussion of the Harper Lee Pulitzer Prize winning novel.

The discussion will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Barnes and Noble Booksellers in Lafayette. Cast members also will participate in a reading from the novel at the bookstore at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22.

First published in 1960, "To Kill a Mockingbird" sold more than 2.5 million copies and went through 14 printings. A British Book Society selection, the novel has been published in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Holland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Czechoslovakia. It was awarded the 1961 Pulitzer Prize in Letters.

The play "To Kill a Mockingbird" opens at 8 p.m. on Feb. 21 in Stewart Center's Loeb Playhouse. Additional performances are at 8 p.m. on Feb. 22, Feb. 28 and March 1, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Feb. 23.

General public tickets for the performances are $15 and $17. Senior citizen tickets are $11 and $13, and student tickets are $9 and $11. Tickets can be purchased at the Loeb Box Office in Stewart Center or by calling (765) 494-3933 or toll-free at (800) 914-SHOW. Tickets also are available online. Groups of eight or more can reserve discounted tickets by calling (765) 494-3084.

CONTACT: Lori Sparger, Purdue Theatre marketing director, (765) 494-3084,

Purdue News Service: (765) 494-2096;

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