EPHS presents Studs Terkel's "Working"

This story, a musical, begins on a Monday morning, and in the course of one 24-hour workday the audience meets and hears the stories of various workers, from the firefighter and the steelworker to the teacher and the millworker.

"Working calls out for action, calls for you to see your life, your
world, differently. It calls on you to investigate, to meet people, and
to know. Studs Terkel propels you in a whole new adventure: your life.
He calls on you to question easy assumption, to demand to know why
things are the way they are," states Rick Ayers, author of Working: A
Teaching Guide.
   
The music is by various composers, including
Stephen Schwartz (Godspell and Wicked) and James Taylor, who have woven
jazz, country, pop, and folk rock into this revealing story of everyday
lives. The original production was directed by Schwartz.
   
The
play is directed by Jeff Tabler, with choreography by Kara van Veghel
(a graduate of EPHS) and musical direction by Karl Iverson, who
oversees that position at Camelot Theatre.
   
Performance dates
are April 24, 25, and 26 and May 1, 2, and 3. Doors open at 7 p.m.; the
show begins at 7:30. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and
seniors. Ticket prices on April 24 only are $5 for adults and $3 for
students and senior. All proceeds support the Eagle Point High School
Theatre Department. For more information call the school at (541)
830-1300.

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