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IPE Night of Original Work 2021

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Trip of a Lifetime. Hell-Bound Train. EPICAC. The Enormous Radio. Starting Friday, February 12, the International Performance Ensemble (IPE) Class of 2021 will present their night of original work. Get your tickets!

A one-of-a-kind program in the US, the International Performance Ensemble (IPE) trains students in the development of an ensemble theater company. It also provides young actors with the opportunity to tour nationally and internationally as part of exchange programs with companies and artists from all over the world. And now they’re ready to present their work.

Reserve your tickets for the IPE Night of Original Work! Performances will take place as follows:

  • >> Friday, February 12, at 7:30 p.m.
  • >> Saturday, February 13, at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
  • >> Sunday, February 14, at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Descriptions of each piece:

Trip of a Lifetime

Looking to get away? Want to create a new lifetime of memories? Come on aboard intergalactic Ship XX3N and start your 100-year journey today!

Hell-Bound Train

Can one recall their fondest memory, or does the experience become overshadowed by a shortcoming of euphoria? Martin smiles to himself with this thought, looking down at a hand of cards he has been dealt by a man with horns hidden under his hat. Will Martin beat the devil at his game, or will he be hell-bound to the failure of his past?


Got no plans for Valentine’s Day weekend? Come to the best of the bestest zoom lectures you’ll ever see! It’s got everything! Unrequited love? Check. A computer as big as an acre? Check. Some bangers from the ’60s? Check.

The Enormous Radio

Irene and Jim Westcott have it all: an apartment on the Upper West Side, two beautiful children, and nothing but hope for the future. After all, it’s 1947 and America has never looked brighter. But when the Westcotts buy a new radio with strange capabilities, their illusions begin to crumble. Join us for this thrilling audio play that questions the human cost of voyeurism.

Important details to note prior to reserving your tickets:

  • >> This virtual production will be taking place online through a Zoom webinar.
  • >> You MUST reserve your tickets under the name and email that you will use to sign in to the virtual production.
  • >> Only one device per ticket will be allowed to join the virtual production.
  • >> In addition to the confirmation email from Brown Paper Tickets, you will receive reminder emails one week, one day, and one hour prior to the virtual production.
  • >> In the email to be sent one week prior, you will be sent a registration link for the virtual production. Reminders will be sent one day prior.
  • >> In the email to be sent one hour prior, you will receive the link to join the Zoom webinar, a virtual program, and information regarding talkbacks that will follow each performance.
  • >> It is mandatory that you provide an email address when purchasing a ticket in order to receive a link and password for the production.
  • >> Tickets sales will end two hours prior to showtime.