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Poster design: Parker Wrenn

$15 general, $5 seniors, $5 students and alumni (with ID)
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Nickel and Dimed

February 27, 2013, 8:00 p.m.
February 28, 2013, 8:00 p.m.
March 01, 2013, 8:00 p.m.
March 02, 2013, 8:00 p.m.
March 03, 2013, 2:00 p.m.

Raisbeck Performance Hall
2015 Boren Avenue, Seattle, WA [map]

Tickets are also available by phone at Brown Paper Tickets, 1.800.838.3006

By Joan Holden
Directed by Kerry Skalsky
Presented by the Cornish Theater and Performance Production Departments

Can a middle-aged, middle-class woman survive, when she suddenly has to make beds all day in a hotel and live on $7 an hour? Maybe. But one $7-an-hour job won't pay the rent: she'll have to do back-to-back shifts, as a chambermaid and a waitress. This isn't the first surprise for acclaimed author Barbara Ehrenreich, who set out to research low-wage life firsthand, confident she was prepared for the worst. Based upon Ehrenreich's vivid and witty, yet always deeply sobering, bestseller, Holden's stage adaptation is a focused comic epic shadowed with tragedy.

Teen Tix at the door, subject to availability.