JJC Fine Arts Presents “Extremities” in new Blackbox Theatre Oct. 18-20

Tickets are on sale now for JJC Fine Arts Department’s studio production of “Extremities” by William Mastrosimone, presented Oct. 18-20 in the new black box theatre (K-1001) on Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Rd. in Joliet.
The production, directed by Nicki Blowers, is the first play to be held in the college’s new black box theatre, which holds about 75 people. Performance dates and times are Oct. 18-20 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 19 and 20 at 2 p.m.
 
The Associated Press described “Extremities” as “a searing play about rape.” This incredibly gripping drama portrays the attempted act and its aftermath as the victim turns the tables on her attacker, reaching a climax of fever pitch suspense.
 
The actors in the play are:
 
Stephen King, Joliet, playing Raul
Jasmine Young, Chicago, playing Marjorie
Faith Berry, Joliet, playing Patricia
Sylmarie Soto, Plainfield, playing Terry
 
Tickets are $8 for the general public, $3 for students and $5 for faculty and staff with additional discounts for senior citizens. To purchase tickets or for more information, call the box office at (815) 280-2200.
 
Additionally, as part of an ongoing community service initiative within the college, audience members are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items which can be exchanged for items at the concession stand. All contributions will be donated to area shelters.

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