SEATTLE PACIFIC UNIVERSITY THEATRE PRESENTS
IS HE DEAD?
A New Comedy by Mark Twain, as adapted by David Ives
Directed by George A. Scranton
Design by Don Yanik
April 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, May 1 -- 2010
Matinee: May 1, 2:00 PM
Written in 1898 and discovered among the archives of the Mark Twain Papers at the University of California at Berkeley in 2002, the play centers upon a fictional version of the great French painter Jean-Francois Millet as an impoverished artist in Barbizon, France, who with the help of his colleagues, stages his death in order to increase the value of his paintings. Combining elements of farce and social satire about fame, greed, and the value of art, the now "dead" Millet passes himself off as his own twin sister, the Widow Tillou.
Performed on the James Leon Chapman Stage
Purchase tickets online, call 206.281.2959, or visit www.spu.edu/boxoffice
Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. ▪ $10 Students/Seniors ▪ $12 General Admission
Children under 5 not admitted. Group rates available for 20 or more. No Refunds or Exchanges.
SEATTLE PACIFIC UNIVERSITY THEATRE
2009-2010: OUR 49th SEASON