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Sunday, January 11, 2009 - 2:00pm

What: Set in the bohemian arts world of downtown New York, Lanford Wilson's Burn This explores the spiritual and emotional isolation of Anna and Pale, two outcasts who meet in the wake of the accidental death by drowning of a mutual friend. Their determined struggle toward emotional honesty and liberation--by no means guaranteed at the play's ambiguous end--exemplifies the strength, humor, and complexity of all of Wilson's work and confirms his standing as one of America's greatest living playwrights. This production is a thesis project in acting by Sarah MacGregor and William Goblerisch in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the MA in Theater Arts.

Where: New Studio Theater, Market Center Building (1600 SW Fourth at Market).

When: Performances Friday, January 9, Saturday, January 10, and Thursday, January 15 through Saturday, January 17, at 7:30 p.m. Matinee Sunday, January 11, at 2 p.m. Doors open 1/2 hour before performance.

Cost: $5 adults; $3 PSU students. Tickets available at the door. Seating is general admission.

Contact: For more information contact the Department of Fine & Performing Arts at 503-725-4612.

Background: Portland State University's School of Fine & Performing Arts is located in the heart of Portland, Oregon's Cultural District. Portland is a great city known for its arts, architecture and urban design. Our School is committed to the study and practice of Architecture, Art, Music and Theater Arts in both academic and real-world settings.