Falling - Theatre Performance Depicts a Family Struggling with Raising Autistic Teen

Oct 04, 2013 9:59 AM
Lindy Neubauer

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Who: Concordia University Irvine’s theatre department | Playwright Deanna Jent | Directed by Dr. Peter Senkbeil

What: Theatre performance of Falling
By the author of last season’s Till We Have Faces, this drama paints a portrait of a family struggling to raise a rowdy autistic teenager. It takes an unflinching look at how we deal with someone who is difficult to love and the role faith plays in that situation.

“We're pleased to bring Falling to the Concordia stage,” said Peter Senkbeil, Associate Provost and play director. “This powerful play was recently nominated for three Drama Desk awards and is certain to speak to so many affected by autism.”

When: Friday, November 8, 2013 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 9, 2013 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 10, 2013 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 14, 2013 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 15, 2013 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 16, 2013 7:30 p.m.

Where: Concordia Studio Theatre | 1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA 92612

Tickets: $15 general/$12 seniors and students | Purchase tickets online or through our box office: boxoffice@cui.edu / 949.214.3418.

About Concordia University Irvine

Concordia University Irvine prepares students for their vocations—their calling in life. CUI offers undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and adult degree programs in a beautiful Southern California location, with online and regional cohort options. Concordia’s undergraduate program is distinctive among universities in California because of its nationally recognized Core Curriculum, and its Lutheran heritage that provides a thoughtful and caring Christian community that lives out the theology of "Grace Alone. Faith Alone."

Concordia is a U.S.News Top Tier Regional University and has been named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the fastest growing private nonprofit master's institutions. CUI enrolls over 4,000 students.

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Media Contact:
Lindy Neubauer
Director of Communications
Concordia University Irvine
Lindy.Neubauer@cui.edu
949.214.3155

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