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April 9, 2013
Press Release #1514
For more information call:
Seena Hodges 612.225.6142
Quinton Skinner 612.225.6140
April 19 – 28, 2013 in the Dowling Studio
(Minneapolis/St. Paul) A new generation of American actors showcases its talents as the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Actor Training Program Class of 2013 presents Those Who Favor Fire by Aditi Brennan Kapil and South Street by Carson Kreitzer, a pair of new plays, in the Dowling Studio, April 19 –28. Those Who Favor Fire depicts characters caught at a turning point in history after the 1933 German Reichstag fire in Berlin. South Street is inspired by the story of Gloria Wasserman, whose life took her from New York’s Lower East Side to the wilds of Alaska and back again. General admission tickets are $10 and are now on sale through the Guthrie Box Office at 612.377.2224, toll-free 877.44.STAGE, 612.225.6244 (Group Sales) and online at www.guthrietheater.org.
Noël Raymond directs Those Who Favor Fire, which features Joseph Bigelow, Nate Cheeseman, Ross Destiche, Emily Grodzik, Michael Hanna, Jack Mackie, Tony Mathes, David Nando and Clare Parme. Jeremy Wilhelm directs South Street, which features Nathan Barlow, Eleonore Dendy, India Gurley, McKenna Kelly-Eiding, Steven Johnson, Aeysha Kinnunen, Meghan Kreidler, Chelsie Newhard and Shelby Rose Richardson.
In addition to Those Who Favor Fire and South Street, the Class of 2013 will present public performances of Snapshots (Sunday, April 21 at 1 p.m. and Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m.), a series of monologues and short scenes from classic and contemporary literature.
The artistic team also includes Peter Baker (Set Designer), Clare Brauch (Costume Designer), Mary Montgomery (Lighting Designer), Aaron Newman (Sound Designer for Those Who Favor Fire), Jerry Hsaio (Sound Designer for South Street), Mary Herzog (Properties Designer), Jillian Krohne (Stage Manager for Those Who Favor Fire), Kate O’Connell Jandric (Stage Manager for South Street) and Jenny Moeller (Assistant Stage Manager).
The GUTHRIE THEATER (Joe Dowling, Director) was founded by Sir Tyrone Guthrie in 1963 and is an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional training. The Tony Award-winning Guthrie Theater is dedicated to producing the great works of dramatic literature, developing the work of contemporary playwrights and cultivating the next generation of theater artists. With annual attendance of nearly 500,000 people, the Guthrie Theater presents a mix of classic plays and contemporary work on its three stages. Under the artistic leadership of Joe Dowling since 1995, the Guthrie continues to set a national standard for excellence in theatrical production and performance. In 2006, the Guthrie opened its new home on the banks of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel, the Guthrie Theater houses three state-of-the-art stages, production facilities, classrooms and dramatic public lobbies. www.guthrietheater.org
Those Who Favor Fire
by Aditi Brennan Kapil
directed by Noël Raymond
by Carson Kreitzer
directed by Jeremy Wilhelm
The Guthrie showcases the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Actor Training Program Class of 20123 in Those Who Favor Fire by Aditi Brennan Kapil and South Street by Carson Kreitzer. Both will play each evening.
Cast: Nathan Barlow, Joseph Bigelow, Nate Cheeseman, Eleonore Dendy Ross Destiche, Emily Grodzik, India Gurley, Michael Hanna, McKenna Kelly-Eiding, Steven Johnson, Aeysha Kinnunen, Meghan Kreidler, Jack Mackie, Tony Mathes, David Nando, Chelsie Newhard, Clare Parme and Shelby Rose Richardson.
Creative Team: Noël Raymond (Director for Those Who Favor Fire), Jeremy Wilhelm (Director for South Street), Peter Baker (Set Designer), Clare Brauch (Costume Designer), Mary Montgomery (Lighting Designer), Aaron Newman (Sound Designer for Those Who Favor Fire), Jerry Hsaio (Sound Designer for South Street), Mary Herzog (Properties Designer), Jillian Krohne (Stage Manager for Those Who Favor Fire), Kate O’Connell Jandric (Stage Manager for South Street) and Jenny Moeller (Assistant Stage Manager).
Performance Dates: April 19 –28, 2013
Performance Times: Friday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 21 at 1 p.m. (Snapshots)
Wednesday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. (Snapshots)
Friday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 27 at 1 p.m.
Sunday, April 28 at 1 p.m.
Location: Guthrie Theater – Dowling Studio
818 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Pricing: Single tickets priced at $10
Tickets: Tickets may be purchased online at www.guthrietheater.org
Guthrie Box Office: 612.377.2224 or 877.44.STAGE
Box Office hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on non-performance days)
Group Sales: 612.225.6244 or 877.225.6211
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