Archibald McLeish play tells one man's story
of holding on to faith
Feb. 2, 2005
Marquette University's Department of Performing Arts presents
the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Archibald McLeish, J.B.,
a contemporary telling of the Book of Job. Through the
life of banker-millionaire J.B., the play portrays a man who
is stripped of his family, his riches, and his health, yet
refuses to turn his back on God. This drama speaks to the
way in which faith is maintained in a world often filled with
John Schneider, faculty artist, is featured in this production.
Phylis Ravel, artistic director of the Department of Performing
Arts, directs, with original music by Don Wyrtzen.
Performances will take place at the Helfaer Theatre, Clybourn
and 13th Street, Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and
Sunday at 2:30 , beginning Feb. 17 and continuing through
Feb. 27, 2005. There is a special $5 performance on
Wednesday, Feb. 24th.
Tickets are $15 and $18 for general admission, $13-$15 for
seniors, and $8-$10 for students. For more information,
please contact the Helfaer Theatre box office at (414) 288-7504.
Interested media should contact Anne Broeker in the Office
of Public Affairs.
Office of Public Affairs Contacts
Media Relations Specialist
Phone: (414) 288-1988