Events Calendar

LU Theatre Presents "Still Life with Iris"

April 06, 2017
April 09, 2017
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Fine Arts
University Theatre

Still Life with IrisStill Life With Iris
By Steven Dietz
Directed by Meredith Taylor

Still Life with Iris is a fantastical adventure which centers on a little girl's search for the simplest of things: home. Iris lives with her mom in the land of Nocturno-a magical place in which the workers make, by night, all of the things we see in the world by day. Also, in Nocturno, memories do not reside in people's minds but instead are kept in their coats (called 'Past Coats'). The rulers of Nocturno, the Great Goods, are determined to have the "best" of everything on their island-and therefore take Iris away from her home and bring her to Great Island to be their daughter. To ease the pain of this separation, they remove her Past Coat, leaving her with no memory of her home or her family. All that remains of Iris' past is a single button from her coat. Using the button as a clue, Iris joins with friends she meets on her journey-Annabel Lee (a young woman from the sea) and Mozart (the composer, age 11)-and frees herself from the Great Goods. 

(Photo credit: Trevier Gonzalez/University Press.)

April 6-8 at 7:30 p.m.
April 9 at 2 p.m

$15 General Admission
$10 LU/LIT Faculty and Staff, Senior Citizens, Non-LU Students
$7 LU/LIT Students with a valid ID (limit one student ticket per ID)

Tickets may be purchased in person at the box office, open Monday, April 3 through Friday, April 7, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. and one hour before each performance. Tickets may also be reserved over the phone at (409) 880-2250. The box office accepts cash, checks, and all major credit/debit cards.

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Department of Theatre and Dance