2006-04-20 / News

Library Friends plan annual meeting

The Friends of the Jamestown Library have announced that their speaker for their annual meeting will be the artistic director of Trinity Repertory Company, Curt Columbus. The program will be held on Wednesday, June 14, at 7 p.m. at the library. A short business meeting will precede the program and the friends wish to extend an invitation to the entire community to meet Columbus.

Columbus joined Trinity Rep as artistic director in January 2006. He was the associate artistic director of Steppenwolf Theater Company from 2000-2005, where his translations of "Cherry Orchard" and "Uncle Vanya" were presented in the Upstairs Theatre. Other Steppenwolf credits include translating "Maria Arndt" and directing "The House of Lily," "Division Street: America," and "Our Town." He was also the artistic director of Chicago Park District's Theater on the Lake and an artistic associate at Victory Gardens Theater since 19902006.

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