Monday, February 3, 2014

In the Wings: 13. Meet Tori Rosa.

Tori Rosa plays Lucy in 13, the third show in the 2013-2014 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. Jason Robert Brown wrote the music and lyrics, and Dan Elish and Robert Horn wrote the book.

Question: Why did you audition for 13?
Tori Rosa: Tamzin Malone is one of my favorite directors, and all my friends were auditioning. I thought it would be fun to work with all of them.

Q: Who is Lucy?
T.R.: Lucy is the mean girl who tries to steal everyone's friends and boyfriends. It's fun to be mean, especially because I'm being mean to my friends and they know I'm joking.

Q: What is the best age, whether you've already reached it or not?
T.R.: 17. You already have your license and you know how to drive better. It's a good age.

13 runs Friday, February 14 through Sunday, February 16 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 show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth age 18 and under. Tickets can be purchased by calling 765-423-7529 or visiting This show contains some material that may be considered unsuitable for younger audiences. Patrons are welcome to read a copy of the script prior to purchasing tickets.

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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