Theatre Northwest, the theatre company of Northwest Missouri State University will present “Still Life with Iris,” a children’s fantasy by Steven Dietz, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-24 and 2 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Studio Theatre at the Ron Houston Performing Arts Center.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children age 12 and under. Tickets are available at the cashiering office on the first floor of the Administration Building, by phone at 660-562-1321, or at the box office up to one hour before the performance.
“Still Life with Iris” centers on Iris, a young girl on a quest to regain her memories. In Nocturno, the land in which the play occurs, people maintain memories by wearing “Pastcoats” – coats that physically hold their memories of the past within their threads, buttons and adornments. When the rulers of Nocturno, who selfishly want her to live with them and forget about her