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ESU Theatre presents How I Learned to Drive

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March 24 @ 7:30 pm 9:00 pm

Synopsis: The play is a story about hope, resilience, struggle and survival shown through the lens of a disturbing relationship between a young girl and an older man. The story by Paula Vogel is told through memories of the now-adult characters. How I Learned to Drive was the winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, which is awarded to a distinguished play by an American playwright, preferably original in its source and dealing with American life. Content Disclaimer: This show is for mature audiences only and contains themes of sexual abuse, incest, and pedophilia. Audiences may remain after Thursday and Saturday performances for a brief facilitated talkback. Additionally, the public is invited to an open dialogue about the play and on “Staging Trauma: Practices for the 21st Century” on Monday March 20 from 4-5 pm in the Frederickson Black Box Theatre – no reservation required. Patrons may call the box office at (620) 341-5256 between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm on weekdays with any questions or email [email protected]


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