Alumna Kate Tombaugh Premieres One-Woman Show: “It Just Takes One”

Sept. 19, 2013             

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Wesleyan alumna Kate Tombaugh, Class of 2007, is premiering her one-woman show, “It Just Takes One,” hosted by Prairie Fire Theatre, at Fellowship Hall, First Christian Church (401 W. Jefferson St., Bloomington).

The performances will take place October 11, 12, 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. and October 13 and 20 at 3 p.m.

General admission for the show is $18, a $15 discount for seniors (60 and older), and a $10 discount for students. Tickets may be ordered ahead of time from the Prairie Fire Theatre Box Office at: 309-824-3047. Groups with 10 or more people will receive a 10 percent discount and reserved seating if they call the Prairie Fire Theatre Box Office at least 24 hours in advance.

With original script by Tombaugh, “It Just Takes One” is a comedic act about the highs and lows of dating, meant to entertain people of all ages and levels of the dating experience. Comedy and music will combine as Tombaugh’s original show also includes excerpts from operas and musical theatre works by Stephen Sondheim and Stephen Schwartz, classics from the 30’s and 40’s by Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hart and Cole Porter and music from contemporary composers.

During her time at the University, Tombaugh was a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda music honor society and was awarded the Nott Collegiate Choir Scholarship. She graduated with a bachelor of music degree in vocal performance and a bachelor of arts degree in English literature.

The show will be less than two hours long, with a 15-minute intermission. For additional information contact the IWU Office of Communications at (309) 556-3181.

Contact: Danielle Kamp ‘15 (309) 556-3181,