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Penn State Berks Theater Program Presents ‘Brainstorm’ Nov. 1-4

by Penn State Berks

Oct 28, 2023

Photo courtesy of Jaine DelVecchio

The Penn State Berks theater program will present “Brainstorm” by Ned Glasier, Emily Lim, and Company Three from Wednesday, Nov. 1, through Saturday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at the door and are $10 for the general public and $5 for the campus community with a Penn State ID.

“Brainstorm” is a play about how teenagers’ brains work and why they’re designed by evolution to be the way they are, said Glasier and Lim. The playwrights collaborated with neuroscientists Sarah-Jayne Blakemore and Kate Mills to design the play to be created and performed by a company of teenagers, drawing directly on their personal experiences. The play first debuted in 2015 at the National Theatre in London.

The cast is comprised of Penn State Berks students: Connor Alexander, Kaylee Garcia-Foster, Ugo Ike-Egolum, Leah Zettlemoyer, Natalie Meigar, Alice Neikam, Skylar Zaleski, Wilson Mak, Anthony Cruz, and Olivia Rice. Lauren Hoffman, a student at Penn State Berks, will direct the production.

For more information, contact Jim Brown at [email protected].

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