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Reed College Thesis Production: "Tis Pity She's a Whore" February 16-18



The production is an adaptation of the John Ford play by Kati Sweaney '06 in partial fulfillment of her thesis in dramaturgy and is directed by Bronwyn North-Reist '07. Tragedy meets wry black humor in this Jacobean play by John Ford. The story centers on a brother and sister who fall in love. "Tis Pity She's a Whore" may contain material parents find inappropriate for children under the age of 14.


7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 16; Friday, February 17; and Saturday, February 18


Reed College Theatre Mainstage, Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland (Use west parking lot off of SE 28h Ave.)


$1 for current Reed students, faculty, and staff; $2 for senior citizens and non-Reed students; $3 general admission


For more information, the public is asked to visit the Reed events website at or call the Reed events line at 503/777-7755. To make reservations, please call the Reed theatre box office at 503/777-7284.


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