Loyola University Chicago

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Loyola’s Department of Theatre Presents Crave

CHICAGO, Feb. 21, 2006 Loyola University Chicago’s Department of Theatre presents Sarah Kane’s, “Crave.” The production begins Tuesday, February 21, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, located at Centennial Forum Student Union on the University’s Lake Shore Campus (1125 W. Loyola Ave.), and is directed by senior Pat Quinlan.

Some believe the theatre world lost one of the finest late 20th century dramatists when Sarah Kane committed suicide in 1999. Her work produced extreme reactions in both critics and audiences, though many failed to appreciate the poetry of her writing until it was too late. In the original production of “Crave,” four individuals seated on chairs represent four warring factions of one individual’s consciousness, providing a deeply-moving, honest and engrossing experience.

“Crave” runs from February 21-26, 2006. General admission tickets for the production are priced at $5 and can be reserved by calling the Loyola Theatre Box Office at 773-508-3847 or by e-mailing requests to boxoffice@luc.edu.

About Loyola University Chicago Department of Theatre
Loyola University Chicago’s Department of Theatre perfectly blends academic and professional theatre education. Grounded in a liberal arts education, students receive a strong foundation in theatre history, criticism and literature, as well as world history, sociology, philosophy, political science and ethics, all of which support their performance and design courses. Coupled with a liberal arts education is the opportunity to interact with the richly-diverse professional Chicago theatre community. Students work side by side with professionals from theatres such as The Goodman, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Court Theatre, Marriott’s Lincolnshire Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare, Lookingglass Theatre and Congo Square.

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 14,000 students, which includes 9,000 undergraduates, hailing from all 50 states, as well as 82 foreign countries. The University has four campuses, three in the greater Chicago area and one in Rome, Italy. 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 66 undergraduate majors, 59 master’s degrees, 36 doctoral degrees and 3 professional degree programs. Recognizing Loyola’s excellence in education, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the “top national universities” and “best values” in its annual publications. For more information, please visit our web site at www.luc.edu.

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