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The Amish Project – Oct 5, 2015 Archives



  • Oct 5, 2015
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Location: Wish Theater, Memorial Hall
  • Open to the public. Free tickets, limited seating.

On October 2, 2006 a lone gunman entered a one-room schoolhouse in the Amish community of Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania. The Amish Project, by Jessica Dickey, is extraordinary responses of forgiveness and hope.

Bowdoin’s production, in honor of the ninth anniversary of the tragedy, is performed by Assistant Professor of Theater Abigail Killeen, and directed by Carmen-maria Mandley.

FREE TICKETS. Tickets available at the Smith Union information desk beginning Sept 20  (207-725-3375) and immediately before the show at the Memorial Hall box office. Limited seating. Patrons should plan to be seated by 7:15 pm.

Sponsored by the Department of Theater and Dance with funding from the Alice Cooper Morse Fund for the Performing Arts. Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.  Wish Theater is located in Memorial Hall, on the corner of Bath Road and Maine Street.

Poster art: Brian Killeen