Ashford University to Present Steve Martin Play
'Picasso at the Lapin Agile' play comes to Ashford University stage
“Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” a play written by comedian Steve Martin, will come to the Ashford University stage on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mullany Theater.
The play is set in a bar in 1904 Paris where young Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein argue about physics and art as they try to impress a pretty girl. They are joined by “The Visitor,” a man from the future – could it be Elvis Presley?
Alyssa Oltmanns, Ashford testing and tutoring coordinator, will direct the play. Cast members include Sarah Mae Bauer, Sterling, IL; Chhutani Berry, Chicago, IL; Samantha Cameron, Sterling, IL; Chase Cartwright-LaMoille, IL; Amber Elkins, Clinton, IA; Ben Headlee, Elizabeth, IL; Michelle Harris, Clinton, IA; Matt Jacobsen, Goose Lake, IA; Ryne Nielsen, Rock Falls, IL; Nic Palmeri, Stillman Valley, IL; Kalley Rivera, Schaumburg, IL; James Shamp, Mount Carroll, IL and Josh Wehde, Clinton, IA.
The stage crew consists of: Lindsay Aiello, Liz Davis, Phil Davis and Aubey Guernsey, all of Sterling, IL.
The public is invited to attend. Admission is free for Ashford students and staff (by showing a valid Ashford ID card) and $3.00 for all others.
About Ashford University
Founded in 1918, Ashford University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org). The University offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs online and at its Clinton, Iowa, campus. The University is known for its high quality yet highly affordable online and on-campus programs. For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.