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The Summer Company Presents ‘A Thurber Carnival’

Duquesne University’s seasonal theater group, The Summer Company, presents A Thurber Carnival as part of its 2010 season.

The most celebrated work by humorist James Thurber, A Thurber Carnival is a review of his stories, cartoons and shorts, including The Night the Bed Fell and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Each appeared in The New Yorker.

Dr. John Lane, assistant professor and director of theater arts at Duquesne, is directing A Thurber Carnival in a style reminiscent of the 1960s TV show Laugh-In.

When: Thursday, July 15, through Saturday, July 17

Thursday, July 22, through Saturday, July 24. All performances are at 8 p.m.

Where: The Peter Mills Theater, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Information: Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 for students and seniors. Call 412.243.5201 for more information.

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