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‘We the People’ tickets on sale

Published: Thursday, June 12, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT

Tickets for Indian Valley Theatre’s production of “We the People” are available for purchase. Performances will be 7 p.m. July 25 and 26 and 2 p.m. July 27. Tickets cost $10 and can be ordered online at www.indianvalleytheatre.com. A portion of the proceeds will go toward the Sandwich Opera House restoration project.

Directed by Matt Johnson of Newark, “We the People” will feature the talents of local actors Cheyenne Flores of Sheridan; Kyle Carr, Kristen Lehner, Ahren Lehner, Michele Wade, Jacquelin Lund, Kari Frantzen, Jaden  Franzten and Sharon Pagoria, all of Sandwich; Mark Wade of Aurora; David Bilotta of Somonauk; R. Scott Purdy of St. Charles; Savannah Johnson, Julane Johnson and Jim Stott of Yorkville; and Kathie Hart of Leland.

Published by Pioneer Drama, “We the People” begins as a committee discusses putting on a patriotic show for their town. Through a series of sketches organized phrase by phrase from the Preamble of the Constitution, they show not only how the Constitution applies to our past, but also to our present and future. Everyday life is showcased in both funny and poignant vignettes, offering a variety of moods as it explores the deeper meanings of the language of the Constitution.

To magnify the patriotic grandeur of the production, American Legion posts in Oswego, Plano, Sandwich and Yorkville and Paul and Sherry Loewe have donated a number of American flags to Indian Valley Theatre for the show.

“We the People” is sponsored by Bob Wright, State Farm Insurance of Sandwich.

For more information, visit www.indianvalleytheatre.com.

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