Friday, November 18, 2011

Working Group presents Was the Word at the Englert

Iowa City - Working Group Theatre presents a new Was the Word this Sunday November 20th from 7-8pm. The theme is FEAST ON THIS and the evening will benefit The Johnson County Local Food Alliance. Tickets are Pay What You Can at the door.

This show features stories, performances, and poems by:

--Janet Schlapkohl: Storyteller, Playwright, Iowan, Founder and Director of Combined Efforts Theater.

--Scott Koepke: Native Iowan, Grocery Manager at New Pioneer Food Co-op, Founder of Soilmates Garden Education Service for Children. He got rid of his television on June 12th, 2009 and finally started reading books again.

--Kurt Michael Friese: The top of the local food pyramid: Food writer and author extraordinaire, Chef and Owner (with his wife Kim) of Devotay, Editor and co-owner of Edible Iowa River Valley, and Founder and Leader of Slow Food Iowa.

--Kate Krohn: One of Working Group Theatre's Poets in Residence - she's promised to dig deep into the well of her New Orleans upbrining to serve us something with a KICK to it.

--Megan Gogerty: Playwright, Performer, always amazing - a Was the Word favorite.

--Their IYWP performer of the month.

and the music stylings of Mutiny in the Parlor

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