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An Evening with Will & The Witch Performance at UC San Diego

Directed by Jim Carmody

Dates: October 24 – 27, 2013

Location: Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre, UC San Diego
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Tickets:
General Admission: $15
UCSD Students (with ID): $10

Advance tickets are available on-line. Tickets may also be purchased at the door on each night of the performance.

Buy tickets online here.

About the Play
When a 1920s film star and amateur magician suddenly finds himself ripped from his own time in order to perform in front of a modern audience, he soon begins to realize that his very perceptions of reality are not so clearly defined. In a show that invites the audience to actively participate in its creation, An Evening with Will & The Witch challenges the boundaries between spectator and performer for a unique theatrical experience where no two performances will ever be the same.

About the Playwright
Will Given is a writer and photographer currently working on his PhD in the Department of Theatre & Dance at UC San Diego where he is researching how illusionists created hyperreal performative identities utilizing the new mediums of photography and film during the belle époque in Paris. He has a bachelor’s degree (cum laude) from UC San Diego in English Literature and studied screenwriting and producing at UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film, & Television. As a screenwriter, he has been named a semifinalist in the Austin Film Festival, a Top 5% Finalist for the Warner Bros. Writer’s Workshops, and is currently serving as a screenwriting judge for the Austin Film Festival.

Will has written for Genii magazine and holds the rank of A.I.M.C. in The Magic Circle in London, and is a Magician Member of The Magic Castle

The Cast
Will - Will Given
The Witch - Kayla Emerson

The Creative Team
Director - Jim Carmody
Scenic & Lighting Designer - Lily Bartenstein
Costume Designer - Janet O’Neill
Improv Partner - Jaime Tuttle, Martin Gutfeldt, Vander Turner

Performances
Thur, Oct 24, 7:30 pm – OPENING
Fri, Oct 25, 7:30 pm
Fri, Oct 25, 11:00 pm
Sat, Oct 26, 7:30 pm
Sat, Oct 26, 10:30 pm
Sun, Oct 27, 2:30 pm – MATINEE
Sun, Oct 27, 7:00 pm – CLOSING

Parking&Location
Parking Passes Required: Monday through Friday. Weeknight passes are $2 per vehicle from the vending machines located in the UC San Diego Theatre District/La Jolla Playhouse parking lots and entry display case. Please remember your parking space number. You will need it to purchase your parking pass.

Note: Machines take all major credit cards except Discover and when paying with cash you must use exact change, NO CHANGE GIVEN.

Parking Passes Not Required: Saturdays and Sundays

http://theatre.ucsd.edu/places/parking.html

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