UC Irvine Today
Written by Emily Mann
Directed by Melissa Livingston, MFA Directing Candidate
Mrs. Packard tells the story of a great American woman’s struggle to right a system gone wrong. On the morning of June 18, 1860, Reverend Theophilus Packard had his wife, Elizabeth, removed against her will from their home and committed to the state-run insane asylum for her liberal beliefs. Elizabeth remains true to her principles in the face of intense hardship. The play cuts back and forth from her time in the asylum and the trial she fought for that eventually set her free.
Matinee: Feb. 10, 2:00 p.m.
*Ticketholders: Please join us for a post-performance TalkBack with the creative team and cast.
Shuttle services will begin one hour before showtime and will meet patrons on Level Two (Mesa Road street level) of the Mesa Parking Structure, by the elevator. Advance notice is appreciated, but not required. For additional information, please call the Arts Box Office (949) 824-2787 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (Schedules are subject to change. See posted schedule at http://www.arts.uci.edu/shuttle)
Saturday, February 3 at 8:00pm
Sunday, February 4 at 2:00pm
Wednesday, February 7 at 7:30pm
Thursday, February 8 at 8:00pm
Friday, February 9 at 8:00pm
Saturday, February 10 at 8:00pm
Sunday, February 11 at 2:00pm
Claire Trevor Theatre
4000 Mesa Road, Irvine, CA 92697-2775