School of Theatre Arts to Present Hello Again
Nov. 8, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Illinois Wesleyan University School of Theatre Arts will present
Hello Again, with music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa. Performances will take place at
McPherson Theatre (2 Ames Plaza East, Bloomington) at 8 p.m. Nov. 15-19, with a matinee
at 2 p.m. on Nov. 20. This musical is intended for an adult audience and contains mature
themes, sexual simulation and illegal drug use. It is not intended for students under
the age of seventeen.
Tickets became available for purchase Monday, Nov. 7. General admission is $12 for
performances Tuesday through Thursday, and the Sunday matinee. Friday and Saturday
performances are $14. Senior citizens receive a $1 discount off the general admission
price and students may purchase tickets for $2 with a valid Illinois Wesleyan ID.
Based on the 1897 play LaRonde by Arthur Schnitzler, Hello Again focuses on the love affairs among ten characters that take place during different
decades of the 20th century. Placing the vignettes in a non-chronological order, the
show contains a wide range of musical styles, while encompassing musical and lyrical
elements that tie the characters and their experiences together.
For additional information or to purchase tickets, contact the McPherson Theatre Box
Office at (309) 556-3232 or visit the School of Theatre Art’s Website at www.iwu.edu/~theatre.
Cast: Laura Williams (The Whore), Chase Miller (The Soldier), Patsita Jiratipayabood (The
Nurse), Marek Zurowski (The College Boy), Amy Stockhaus (The Wife), Josh Conrad (The
Husband), Zach Wagner (The Young Thing), Blake Brauer (The Writer), Annie Simpson
(The Actress), Ian Coulter-Buford (The Senator).
Production Team: Scott Susong (Director), Abigail Root (Choreographer), Saundra DeAthos-Meers (Music
Director), Curt Trout (Scenic Designer), Marcia K. McDonald (Costume Designer), Stephen
Sakowski (Lighting Designer), Antonio Gracias (Sound Designer), Mary K. Holm (Stage
Manager), Peter J. Studlo (Assistant Director/Assistant Choreographer).
Contact: Natalya Grabavoy, ‘13 (309) email@example.com