Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents the Midwest premiere of October, Before I was Born by Wisconsin playwright Lori Matthews, February 19 - March 9, 2014. After presenting a staged reading of the piece in 2011, MCT brings this new play, which was inspired by true events, to its mainstage. October, Before I was Born performs in the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward.
played by a Peck School of the Arts senior lecturer of acting, Raeleen McMillion; Houston, her delinquent son played by a UW-Milwaukee graduate of the theatre department, Ken Williams; and Anne, her very pregnant daughter-in-law played by April Paul, a graduate of UW-Milwaukee with a BA in acting. The tension of the day and their efforts to cope with the situation create a different kind of explosion—this one caused by the combustion of tempers, frustrations and fears.
Christopher Guse, the assistant professor of Scenic and Audio Production at the Peck School of the Arts, is the sound designer for this production.
To read more on October, Before I was Born, visit the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre website.