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Date Apr 17, 2014
Time 7:30 pm  
Location UIS Studio Theatre, Public Affairs Center
Sponsor UIS Theatre
Contact Missy Thibodeaux-Thompson
Phone 217/206-8307
Event type Performance
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Paula Vogel's 1998 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, takes an un-flinching look at "the gifts we receive from people who hurt us," according to Vogel.  The play's protagonist, Li'l Bit, "received the gift of how to survive," from a surprising source.  This thrilling ride has been described by Dramatists Play Service as "a wildly funny, surprising and devastating tale of survival as seen through the lens of a troubling relationship between a young girl and an older man."

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