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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

News Bureau   Schofield Hall 201  Eau Claire, WI 54702
phone: (715) 836-4741
fax: (715) 836-2900
Short Play Festival
To Run April 25-27
MAILED: April 11, 2001

          EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Short Play Festival will take place in Kjer Theatre of the Haas Fine Arts Center Wednesday through Friday, April 25-27.
          The following plays will be performed from 4 to 6 p.m. April 25 and from 8 to 10 p.m. April 26.

  • "At Home" by Michael Weller — Directed by senior Lynsey Ray, Maple, and performed by sophomore Anna Figlesthaler, Fox Point, and community member Timothy Hartzel.
  • "The Undefeated Rhumba Champ"  by Charles Leipart — Directed by senior Carissa Trumble, Cushing, and performed by seniors Tom Gross, Oconomowoc, and Elizabeth Nelson, Mankato, Minn.
  • "The Leader" by Eugene Ionesco — Directed by senior Robert Susedik, Eau Claire, and performed by seniors Jody Gross, Gleason, Jamie Renard, Neenah, and Jamie Whiteside, Eau Claire; junior Hannah Swanson, Washburn; Figlesthaler; and community member Lee Goettl.
          The following plays will be performed from 8 to 10 p.m. April 25 and from 4 to 6 p.m. April 27.
  • "A Little Dancing" by Robert Kimmel Smith — Directed by senior Shawn Stelton, St. Croix Falls, and performed by seniors Jenny Nie, De Forest, and Tony Brown, Plymouth.
  • "Thunder in the Index" by Phillip Hayes Dean — Directed by junior Aaron Zook, Fall Creek, and performed by Brown, junior Mauricio Alessandro, North Prairie, sophomore Michelle Puchalla, Independence, 1994 UW-Eau Claire graduate Clark Donnelly, St. Paul Park, Minn., and community member Todd Vaggert.
         The following plays will be performed from 4 to 6 p.m. April 26 and from 8 to 10 p.m. April 27.
  • "The Valiant" by Holoworthy Hall and Robert Middlemass — Directed by senior Rob Vanderloop, Kaukauna, and performed by juniors Jaran Carson, Chaseburg, Heather Cork, Eau Claire, and Gregg Potter, Lyndon Station; and sophomores Ben Rothering, Madison, and Kale Nelson Frederic.
  • "Ferryboat" by Anna Marie Barlow — Directed by senior Matthew Nohr, Waunakee, and performed by Potter and sophomore Daneille Strong, Watertown.
  • "Jack of Dover" by Derek Davidson — Directed by junior Jordan Keller, Wisconsin Dells, and performed by freshman Kelly Mariska, Maple Grove, Minn., and community members Hartzel and Kristopher Gay.
          Tickets are available for $2 per two-hour set at the University Service Center, (715) 836-3727, and at the door.

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Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 201
(715) 836-4741

Updated: April 11, 2001