Our Town: A Play by Thornton Wilder

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Presented by Lauren-Reilly Eliot Theatre Company

Show Schedule:

June 21  7:30pm
June 22  7:30pm
June 23  7:30pm
June 24  2:00pm, 7:30pm

Our Town is a 1938 meta-theatrical three-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder. It tells the story of the fictional American small town of Grover's Corners between 1901 and 1913 through the everyday lives of its citizens. The play is performed without a set on a mostly bare stage. With a few exceptions, the actors mime actions without the use of props.

Our Town was first performed at McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey in 1938. It later went on to success on Broadway and won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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...one of the sagest, warmest and most deeply human scripts to have come out of our theatre.

New York Post

No American play describes more powerfully how we imagine ourselves.

New York Daily News

It is probably the finest play ever written by an American.

Edward Albee

The cast includes Kathryne Cooper Delcarpio, Brooklyn Woods, Parisa Memarian-Liu, Jackie Robertson, Steve Benelli, Lexi Brigitte Langlois, Seth Daniel, Amy Fink, Pierce Lagarde, Billi-Jo
Woods, Cindy Hebert, Roger Peak, Joey Mills, Edward DeMahy, Keithen Neville, Walter West, Denise Rogers, and Zoe D'Amato.

The production is directed by Andrew Lee Vincent with musical accompaniment and sounds by Garrison Turner.

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Acadiana Center for the Arts (AcA) is a publicly supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We are the central cultural hub of Acadiana, an eight-parish region comprised of Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermilion Parishes. From our origins as an arts council established in 1975, we have transformed into one of the largest arts organizations in Louisiana. AcA’s public facility is in the heart of downtown Lafayette featuring an intimate theater, large museum-quality galleries, as well as workshop, rehearsal, and office spaces.