TC Theater to present new play by Mary Zimmerman

The Tabor College Theater department will present ?The Secret in the Wings,? a new play by Mary Zimmerman.

The play uses music and inventive storytelling to weave together centuries-old fairy tales, resulting in scenes that are often humorous, sometimes strange and always captivating.

Show times are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12; 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sat?urday March 14 in the Lab Theater located in the basement of the H.W. Lohrenz Building on campus.

General admission is $6 and $4 for students.

Laurel Koerner, director of theater, said this play will challenge her students in different ways.

?This contemporary play is clever, quirky, darkly comic and stunningly theatrical,? Koerner said. ?It will require creativity on the part of the cast, which is made up of five women and four men.

?The cast is working with this material in a way that makes our telling of these stories unique from any other interpretation,? Koerner added.

?They have a lot of creative control, so the humor is all their own. This play shifts from laugh-out-loud funny to hauntingly beautiful and back again in a matter of minutes.

The cast includes: Cheyenne Derksen, senior; Sam Klein, senior; Alisa Ediger, freshman; Michael Beye, sophomore; Ryne Preheim, freshman; Reuven Isaac, freshman; Kari Schmidt, freshman; Olivia Kliewer, junior; and Molly Wiebe, freshman.

The crew includes: Kait?lyn Rempel, sophomore; Tessa Downs, freshman; Trenton Parrish, junior; Heather Loewen, sophomore; and Becca King, senior.

Tickets are available by reservation or at the door. Call 620-947-3121 ext.1033 for more information.

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