FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Director of Communications
Loyola University Department of Theatre Presents: Godspell by Stephen Schwartz
CHICAGO, February 25, 2005 Loyola University Chicago students will be performing in Stephen Schwartz’s Godspell, beginning Tuesday, March 1, 2005 at 7:30 pm in the Studio Theatre, 1125 West Loyola Avenue. The production is directed by Loyola student Andy Foxhoven.
Godspell is the third production in the 2004-2005 Studio Season for the Loyola University Chicago Theatre Department. It will have a one-week run beginning March 1 until March 5, 2005. One of the biggest off-Broadway and Broadway successes of all time, Godspell is based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew. The show, which is not built on a traditional plot, utilizes clowning, pantomime, charades, acrobatics, and vaudeville to tell the story of Christ.
The production’s Musical Director is Brandon Magid. Members of the cast are: Taria Abram, Elyse Pancheri, Lisa Kohler, Chris Genovese, Matt Edlen, Anna Nuzzo, Vanessa Crase, Thrisa Hodits and Maria Rito. Other students involved in the production are: Set Designer Eric Labanauskas; Costume Designer Kathryn Durkin; Lighting Designer Michael Smallwood; Props Designer Michelle Loose; Stage Manager Laurence Stepney; and Asst. Stage Manger Lauren Girard.
Performances are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm. The ticket price is $8.00 for every performance.
For more information about tickets, call the Box Office at 773.508.3847 or visit the TicketWeb website at: www.ticketweb.com.
About Loyola University Chicago
Committed to preparing people to lead extraordinary lives, Loyola University Chicago was founded in 1870 and is among the largest of the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. Loyola has a total enrollment of more than 15,000 students, which includes 10,000 undergraduates hailing from all 50 states and 82 foreign countries. The University has four campuses: three in the greater Chicago area and one in Rome, Italy. Loyola also serves as the U.S. host university to the Beijing Center for Chinese Studies in Beijing, China. Loyola’s nine schools and colleges include arts and sciences, business administration, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, professional studies, and social work. Loyola offers 69 undergraduate majors, 77 master’s degrees, 36 doctoral degrees, and three professional degree programs. Recognizing Loyola’s excellence in education, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the “top national universities” in its annual publications. For more information, please visit our web site at www.luc.edu.