Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Slowgirl

by Greg Pierce Running Time: 90 minutes

February 24, 2016 to
March 20, 2016

Studio Theatre
Directed by C. Michael Wright

Featuring Peter Reeves and Sara Zientek

A teenager flees to her uncle's jungle retreat in Costa Rica to avoid the results of a potentially fatal accident at a house party. As the reclusive uncle gets reacquainted with his impulsive niece, after a nine-year absence and a self-imposed exile, startling details about both of their pasts slowly unfold.

Here is an edgy new work, from a strong, emerging playwright, about owning your past - and getting on with your life.

[Contains mature language]

Playwright
Greg Pierce
Cast
Sterling
Peter Reeves
Becky
Sara Zientek








Production Staff
Director C. Michael Wright
Scenic Designer Keith Pitts
Costume Designer Kim O'Callaghan
Lighting Designer Charlie Cooper
Properties Master Melissa Centgraf
Sound Designer Jeff Russell
Stage Manager Judy Martel
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*=Talk Theatre: pre-show interactive discussion beginning at noon
V=ViewPoints: pre-show presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m.


Talk Theatre

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:00 PM

An opportunity to participate in informal pre-show discussions with MCT's Producing Artistic Director and other show-specific theatre artists.

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ViewPoints

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 6:30 PM

Experience in-depth, pre-show presentations led by engaging guest experts who offer insights into show-related issues and field questions from knowledge-hungry patrons.

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Talkbacks

Thursday, March 3, 2016 7:30 PM

Thursday, March 10, 2016 7:30 PM

Thursday, March 17, 2016 7:30 PM

After select Thursday evening performances, you can meet the artists involved in a production, ask questions about the creative process and discuss your theatergoing experience.

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Photos

 


Resources


SLOWGIRL media release

Thursday, February 4, 2016

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News


Into the Labyrinth

Thursday, February 18, 2016

by Marcella Kearns; In the 1990s, the labyrinth, an ancient spiritual symbol with roots around the globe, enjoyed a resurgence and renaissance in disparate communities of retreat, healing, and faith. Now, with Greg Pierce’s SLOWGIRL, MCT brings its own labyrinth to the Milwaukee stage. Both literally and figuratively, Pierce etches a labyrinthine journey into the heart of his piece. For your enjoyment, here’s a primer on this evocative symbol ...

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Dinner and a Show

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

For just $50 per person enjoy dinner at Cubanitas and a ticket to SLOWGIRL on March 16th or 17th!

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