Sunday, March 16, 2014

Laramie Project coming April in Elmhurst

GreenMan Theatre's 2014 Showcase production is "The Laramie Project." Seven performances will take place April 4-13, 2014. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 PM. Sunday shows begin at 2 PM. There is a Thursday 7:30 performance on April 10.

"The Laramie Project" is one of the most widely performed plays today, whether on high school, college, community or professional theatre stages. Time Magazine named the play one of the ten best plays of 2000, and The San Francisco Chronicle said of the play: “It portrays an American town with grace, truth, theatrical economy, compassion, wit, despair and love.”

Appearing in the production are Ben Armstrong, Valerie Meachum, Kate Mirsky, Duard Mosley, Cheryl Rice, Eric Scanlan, Lauren Scanlan, Frank Warpeha. Katie Monahan Soria is the assistant director. Karla Zapata is stage manager. Technical designs by James Ocasek and Chuck Erickson. David Soria directs the production.

"The Laramie Project" will be performed at GreenMan's theatre space in the First United Methodist Church at 232 S. York, Elmhurst. Reservations can be made at or by calling 630-464-2646. Corporate funding for this production by BMO Harris Bank. GreenMan programs are partially funded by a grant by the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

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