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UNI to host 'Vonnegut Cubed' and improvisation troupe performances

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Karen Mitchell, associate professor of communication studies, (319) 273-2640
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Interpreters Theatre and the Department of Communication Studies will present 'Vonnegut Cubed' and improvisation troupe performances at 7:30 p.m., on Thursday through Saturday, April 3-5, in the Interpreters Theatre, Lang Hall, Room 40.

'Vonnegut Cubed' is a collection of three short stories from the Vonnegut collection, 'Welcome to the Monkey House.' Performances will include 'All the King's Horses,' a contemporary tale based on the original set in the camp of a Middle-Eastern extremist. It is directed by Patrick Shanahan, a senior communications and theatre major from Dayton. 'Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow' is a futuristic play about a formula that defies the aging process. It is directed by Steve Mandelko, a senior communications and theatre major from Fort Dodge. 'Harrison Bergeron' is a play set in the year 2081 where everyone is equal. It is directed by Emily Josephson, a graduate communication studies major from Shenandoah.

The improvisation troupe is directed by Doug Shaw, assistant professor of mathematics.

Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Karen Mitchell, associate professor of communication studies, at (319) 273-2640.