Peru, Nebraska – The Peru Theatre Company will host its last production of the fall semester: Stop Kiss by Diana Son. Performances will span November 5-9 and November 11, with no performance on Saturday, November 10.
The company’s flyer describes the show as “A poignant and funny play about the ways, both sudden and slow, that lives can change irrevocably. After Callie meets Sara, the two unexpectedly fall in love. Their first kiss provokes a violent attack that transforms their lives in a way they could never anticipate.”
When selecting the semester’s projects, Laura Lippman, the assistant professor of theater, always considers the question: why this play now? This time, Lippman thought her question best answered by the words of George C. Wolfe.
“In our intensely polarized world, where isolation and indifference are legitimatized under the banner of self-preservation, Stop Kiss helps us understand both the joy and pain of vulnerability and that the not-so-simple act of caring shared between two people, truly is a brave and revolutionary act.”
Tickets are free for Peru State College students, faculty & staff. There is a $10 fee for general admission and a $5 fee for students and seniors.
Performance dates and times are November 5-8 at 7:30 p.m.; November 9 at 7:30 p.m. and November 11: 2:30 p.m.
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