Guerin Prep hosts ‘Working’ reception Oct. 26
Updated: November 26, 2012 6:10AM
At 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27, in the Cuny Auditorium at Guerin Prep, 8001 W. Belmont Ave., River Grove, see the musical “Working.” Based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers, “Working” portrays the men and women the world so often takes for granted..
Tickets are $10 and may be purchased from the box office 45 minutes before curtain.
An opening night reception will take place at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26. Tickets for the reception and performance are $25.
Characters: Mike Dillard, ironworker; Amanda McKenny, project manager; Freddy Rodriguez, fast food worker; Rex Winship, hedge fund manager; Rose Hoffman, teacher; Terry Mason, flight attendant; Frank Decker, interstate trucker; Raj Chadha, tech support; Sharon Atkins, receptionist; Kate Rushton, housewife; Conrad Swibel, UPS delivery man; Candy Cottingham, fundraiser; Grace Clements, millworker; Allen Epstein, community organizer; Anthony Coelho, stonemason; Eddie Jaffe, publicist; Delores Dante, waitress; Joe Zutty, retiree; Tom Patrick, fireman; Utkarsh Trajillo, elder care worker; Theresa Liu, nanny; Maggie Holmes, cleaning lady; Ralph Werner, student; and Charlie Blossom, ex-newsroom assistant.
The Guerin Theater Department will perform in August 2013 at the American High School Theater Festival in conjunction with the Edinburgh Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. Support of this production will help enable Guerin students to finance this trip.
Holiday craft and gift show Oct. 27
From 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, Guerin College Preparatory High School, 8001 W. Belmont Ave., will host its 32nd annual Holiday Craft and Gift Show. Proceeds benefit the Guerin Prep Parents Club. More than 95 crafters are participating.
Call Deb Bukovy at (708) 437-4805 for more information.