Lillian Likes It

Wed, 2013-08-21 15:12 -- admin

In this original work written for the Lynchburg College Theatre Department, playwright Joshua Mikel explores social media and its impact on individual identity.

The play's protagonist, Lillian, receives a mysterious box left to her by a former co-worker at the coffee shop she manages. This co-worker, Larry, recently passed away and along with the box has professed his unrequited love for Lillian. To unravel the mystery of Larry's message, Lillian uses an online program called "Lazarus" to recreate Larry through an algorithm of all his social media interactions.

Thornton Reading: Olga Broumas

Wed, 2013-08-21 14:55 -- admin

Olga Broumas has published seven collections of poetry, Restlessness Caritas, and Beginning with O, with Yale University Press, followed by four other collections with Copper Canyon Press (Soi Sauvage, Pastoral Jazz, Perpetua, Rave). She has translated three collections of the Greek poet Odysseas Elytis and one chapbook by the Greek poet Kiki Dimoula. In 1977 she was chosen by Stanley Kunitz to win the Yale Younger Poets award.

Bonnie & Clyde — A New Musical

Wed, 2013-08-21 12:49 -- admin

At the height of the Great Depression, two small-town kids from nowhere became the biggest folk heroes in America. They craved adventure — and each other. Their names were Bonnie and Clyde. Unafraid, unashamed, and irresistible, their daring story of love and crime captured the imagination of a country.

Dillard Theatre. October 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 19 and Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. $15 for adults, $10 for seniors (60+), and $5 for LC students, faculty, and staff. LC Box Office, 544.8380 or www.LynchburgTickets.com.

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