EVANSTON – Next Theatre Company, which launches its 32nd Season with Iphigenia 2.0, September 6 – October 14, by Charles Mee and directed by David Kersnar, at Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes Street, announces a new initiative with the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Avenue, “What’s Next with the Evanston Public Library,” Saturday, Sept. 8 from 2 – 4 p.m. in the Community Meeting Room. Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.
“What’s Next with the Evanston Public Library” is the first in a series of events sponsored by Next Theatre at the Evanston Public Library highlighting Next’s 32nd Season and its productions. This September 8 event focuses on the opening of Iphigenia 2.0 and includes Artistic Director Jennifer Avery, Artistic Associate Mick Weber, previously seen in Next’s successful production of After the Revolution, and Alexis Links, the production dramaturg for Iphigenia 2.0. The speakers will share with the audience background information on the Charles Mee play, including production designs, insights into the play’s themes, and a question-and-answer session.
Artistic Director Jennifer Avery says, ”We are proud to call Evanston home and want to enhance our audience’s experiences with us by participating within the community and educating them on the productions, our artistic processes and what happens behind the scenes.”
Lesley Williams, head of Adult Services at the Evanston Public Library, is pleased to start this program with Next stating: “Next Theatre has been a part of Evanston’s rich cultural scene for many years. The Evanston Public Library, which has always supported local arts and literature initiatives, is an ideal location for this partnership, offering current fans an enhanced preview, as well as introducing Next’s top quality productions to a new audience.”
“What’s Next with the Evanston Public Library,” Saturday, Sept. 8 from 2 – 4 p.m. in the Community Meeting Room at the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Avenue. Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public. For more information on Next Theatre go to Nexttheatre.org.