Lewis University packs presidential punch

Lewis University packs presidential punch

Published: October 25, 2012.

Lewis University’s Philip Lynch Theatre (PLT) presents “44 Plays for 44 Presidents” by Andy Bayiates, Sean Benjamin, Genevra Gallo-Bayiates, Chloe Johnston, and Karen Weinberg. “44 Plays for 44 Presidents” is a satirical survey of the lives and presidencies of each of the 44 men who have held the office. In conjunction with the 2012 Presidential election, no fewer than 44 theatres, from all over the country will produce “44 Plays for 44 Presidents” as part of the Plays for Presidents Festival 2012. The show opens Friday, November 9 and runs until Sunday, November 18.

This show is recommended for patrons thirteen years old and up and will run November 9-11 and November 15-18. Evening performances begin at 8 p.m., while Sunday matinees begin at 2:30 p.m. A 4 p.m. matinee will be performed on Saturday, November 17. Advanced ticket purchases are strongly encouraged. Tickets are $10 for adults, $9 dollars for seniors and students and $2 for Lewis students with their student IDs. Tickets are $8 for groups of fifteen or more, a savings of more than ten percent off the original ticket price. Tickets are non-refundable.

For more information, call the PLT box office at (815) 836-5500, Monday thru Friday from 1-4:30 p.m., or email boxoffice@lewisu.edu. Renovations for the Oremus Fine Arts building has begun, for additional information patrons can check out the PLT Website, www.lewisu.edu/plt, for updates and parking suggestions. The Philip Lynch Theatre is located on the main campus of Lewis University, Oremus Fine Arts Building on Route 53 in Romeoville.

Lewis University is a Catholic university offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The ninth largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.

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