Wednesday, August 28, 2013

In the Wings: Still Kicking. Meet Cindy Modlin Adams.

Cindy Modlin Adams plays Mrs. Garling in Still Kicking, the first MainStage production in the 2013-2014 season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The play is by Civic Theatre volunteer Laurie Russell.

Question: Why did you audition for Still Kicking?
Cindy Modlin Adams: I was in the staged reading of Puzzles, which was the first version of Still Kicking. I have a completely different role now.

Q: Who is Mrs. Garling? What is she like?
C.M.A.: Mrs. Garling is Lily's mother. She is used to getting her way, she is troubled and doesn't know what to do with her daughter.

Q: What is the best advice you received from an older person?
C.M.A.: One of my patients told me, "Love isn't something you can teach, but how to make love is something that can be learned."

Still Kicking opens Friday, August 30 and runs through Saturday, September 14 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre, 320 N. 5th Street, at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday shows begin at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for youth age 18 and under. Rush tickets may be available before each performance for $8 to students with a valid college or high school I.D. Follow @lafayettecivic on Twitter before each performance to learn about availability for that night's performance.

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

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