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'how I Learned To Drive' Takes Stage At Una April 9-11

Apr. 02, 2009

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

FLORENCE, Ala. - "How I Learned to Drive," winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, will take stage at the University of North Alabama. Show time is 7:30 each evening April 9-11 in Norton Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for students and UNA employees and $10 for the general public.

"How I Learned to Drive" explores the troubled relationship of a young woman and her uncle and how the innocence of teenage driving lessons turn into sexual manipulation and molestation. This landmark play of contemplative theatre and feminist drama contains adult language and sexual subject matter that may be offensive to some audience members.

The play is being produced with Dramatist Play Service Inc.

The following UNA students are involved in the play as cast members or as members of the production crew:

Brian Johnson Director Florence
Daniel Hobbs Assistant director Huntsville
Lisa Power Assistant costume designer Rogersville
Britanny James Lil' Bit Russellville
Ben Flippo Peck Madison
Lesley Harper Teenage Chorus Madison
Brinna Brown Female Chorus Florence
Matt Bryant Male Chorus Gadsden
Jake Faulkner Older Male Chorus Russellville

About The University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering credential, certificate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs in the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering; Business and Technology; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. The first-choice University for more than 10,000 on-campus and online students, UNA is on a bucolic campus in Florence, Alabama, part of the historic and vibrant Shoals region. Lions Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/