Jane Wodening, writer and first wife of legendary avant-garde filmmaker Stan Brakhage, will make a rare public appearance in support of her latest book, Brakhage's Childhood (2015).
Department of Theatre and Film Studies
Written by Emily Mann. Directed by Joelle Re Arp-Dunham.
University Theatre Studio Series
Elizabeth Packard's husband commits her to an asylum, without proof of insanity, in 1861. Based on historical events, Emily Mann’s play tells of one woman’s struggle to right a system gone wrong in this winner of the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays Award. Tickets are $12, $7 for students. The show will be performed Oct. 13, 14, 15, 16 and 18 at 8 p.m. An additional matinee performance will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 18.
Written by Martin McDonagh. Directed by Kristin Kundert.
A man has been searching for his missing left hand for a quarter century. Enter two bickering lovebirds with a hand to sell and a hotel clerk with an aversion to gunfire for a hilarious roller coaster of love, hate, desperation, and hope.
Production runs September 24-25, 27, 29-30, October 1-2 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, October 4 at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets are $12, $7 for students.
Hashemi was born in Iran in 1985. At the age of nineteen she moved to Herat, Afghanistan and started working as a film actress. She and Abdul Hakim Hashemi established the Simorgh Film Association of Culture and Art (SFACA) in 2005. She has since acted in numerous short films.