Anton in Show Business

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This madcap comedy follows three actresses across the footlights, down the rabbit hole and into a strangely familiar Wonderland that looks a lot like American theatre and the resemblance is uncanny! As these women pursue their dream of performing Chekhov in Texas, they’re whisked through a maelstrom of “good ideas” that offer unique solutions to the Three Sister’s need to have life’s deeper purpose revealed. In the tradition of great backstage comedies, Anton in Show Businessconveys the joys, pains and absurdities of “putting on a play” at the turn of the century. Winner of the 2001 American Theatre Critics Steinberg New Play Award.

March 27, 28, and 29 at 7:30 p.m., March 30 at 2 p.m.

Memorial Union Maintenance Shop – Ames


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Production photos by Patrick Gouran