Theatre Vertigo's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde + preview of Jamie Ford, author of "Songs of Willow Frost"

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 10/15/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Membership Drive edition with Theatre Vertigo & author Jamie Ford

On this membership drive edition of Stage & Studio, guest host S.W. Conser talks with director Bobby Bermea and actors Karen Wennstrom and Tom Mounsey all from Theatre Vertigo's "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher. We'll be offerig tickets for thank you gifts as well as tickets for Milagro Theatre's season. Dmae will also present a preview of her interview with NY Times Bestseller List author Jamie Ford and a signed copy of his newest book "Songs of Willow Frost."

More about the play: Theatre Vertigo Presents Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Adapted By Jeffrey Hatcher
From the Novella by Robert Louis Stevenson. Directed by Bobby Bermea. Jekyll & Hyde - A new and shocking version of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror. On the fog-bound streets of Victorian-era London, Henry Jekyll's experiments have brought forth his other self—Edward Hyde, a sensualist and villain free to commit the sins Jekyll is too civilized to comprehend. When Hyde meets a woman who stirs his interest, Jekyll fears for her life and decides to end his experiments. But Hyde has other ideas, and so the two sides battle each other in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse to determine who shall be the master and who his victim.

DATES: October 25, 2013 – November 23, 2013. Thursday – Saturday Eves @ 7:30 p.m. Sundays @ 2:00 p.m.

TICKETS: $20, Thursdays are Pay-What-You-Will

RESERVATIONS / CONTACT: www.theatrevertigo.org, 503-306-0870, vertigo@theatrevertigo.org

PERFORMANCE SPACE: The Shoebox Theater, 2110 SE 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97214

In the latter part of the show, we'll get a preview of Dmae's interview with New York Times Bestseller List author Jamie Ford on his newest book "Songs of Willow Frost." 

Set against the backdrop of Depression-era Seattle, Songs of Willow Frost is a powerful tale of two souls—a boy with dreams for his future and a woman escaping her haunted past—both seeking love, hope, and forgiveness.

Jamie Ford was the New York Times bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet— an IndieBound NEXT List Selection, a Borders Original Voices Selection, a Barnes & Noble Book Club Selection, Pennie’s Pick at Costco, a Target Bookmarked Club Pick, and a National Bestseller. It was also named the #1 Book Club Pick for Fall 2009/Winter 2010 by the American Booksellers Association.  Hotel has been translated into 34 languages. His new novel, Songs of Willow Frost was published September 10, 2013

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