PSU School of Theatre + Film proudly presents a moving, Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece.
by Thornton Wilder
Direction: Lorraine Bahr, Guest Director
Scenic & Lighting Design: Daniel Meeker
Costume Design: Alison Heryer
Preview: Thursday, November 14, at 7:30 p.m.
Performs: Friday-Sunday; November 15 - 17 (Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2:00 p.m.)
Wednesday-Saturday, November 20 - 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Lincoln Performance Hall
"We all know that something is eternal. And it ain't houses and it ain't names, and it ain't earth, and it ain't even the stars...everybody knows in their bones that something is eternal, and that something has to do with human beings." Our Town, Act III
Portland State University School of Theatre & Film proudly presents Thornton Wilder's deeply moving, Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece depicting "...the life of a village against the life of the stars." Now celebrating its 75the year, this remarkable work remains deservedly, one of the best loved and most oft- produced of American plays.
"Our Town is not offered as a picture of life in a New Hampshire village; or as a speculation about the conditions of life after death... It is an attempt to find a value above all price for the smallest events in our daily life."
--Thornton Wilder, 1957