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2/28/2008 - Pioneer Press Article: "New library debuts with 'Experiment!' "
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Contact: Lori Howard
Daytime Phone: 773.425.6393
THE EISENHOWER PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENTS AN EVENING OF NEW THEATER PERFORMED AT THE NEW LIBRARY!
January 25, 2008
Harwood Heights, IL -The Eisenhower Public Library, in association with Stockyards Theatre Project, announces the production of an evening of scenes along with the world premiere of The Experiment! A new concept in theatre developed by Lori Howard and Aaron Preusse
March 5, 2008 at 7pm at the New! Eisenhower Public Library at 4613 N Oketo, Harwood Heights, IL. Admission is FREE!
Lori Howard and Aaron Preusse are bringing their new theater concept - Experimental Repertory - to Harwood Heights and Norridge FIRST! What will you experience? Three scenes from three different plays: Sure Thing by David Ives, Three Days of Rain by Richard Greenberg, and The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window by Lorraine Hansberry. Then - THE EXPERIMENT! With some guidance from the audience - the actors will come back and perform, create a new scene, totally improvised on the spot, using ONLY dialogue from the scenes you just saw!!!
Come out for an evening and experience theater in its traditional and newest form! There's sure to be something for everyone here. And while you're at it, check out the newly built library!
Performances by Lori Howard, Aaron Preusse
Directed by Adrianne Cury
PUBLICITY PHOTOS NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD! (Or by request.)
Performance date: Wednesday, March 5, 7:00 p.m.
Location: 4613 N Oketo, Harwood Heights, IL 60706
Admission is FREE!
Directions or Information: 708.867.7828(Eisenhower Public Library)
This project is made possible in part by the LSTA grant: The Four Cultural Arts.
Lori and Aaron are teaching acting workshops at the Ridgewood High School, and developing a unique school performance with the students February 23-25, 2008.
Lori Howard and Aaron Preusse met and began collaborating in early 2007. Lori trained in Chicago, and has been working as an actor in Chicago for over 8 years. She is currently the Director of the Artistic Council for Stockyards Theatre Project. Aaron is a graduate of the Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He is also a proud member of the Actors Equity Association, the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.
Stockyards Theatre Project's mission is to advance women through theatre arts. The company is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization that has been producing theatre in the Chicago area since 1999.