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For Immediate Release (01-58)
Date: October 19, 2001 
Contact: Steve Simon, 240-567–7952
Montgomery College-Takoma Theatre 
Presents “Smoke and Mirrors”
Black Box Theatre Production Runs Weekends of November 2, 9 and 16

Montgomery College-Takoma Park's Communication and Performing Arts Department will present, as its fall theatre production, an adapation of Neil Gaiman's acclaimed collection of stories, Smoke and Mirrors.

The show will be presented in the Black Box Theatre of the campus's Communication Arts Center on three consecutive weekends, with 8 p.m. performances on Friday, Nov. 2, Saturday, Nov. 3, Friday, Nov. 9, Saturday, Nov. 10, Friday, Nov. 16 and Saturday, Nov. 17. Admission is free, but reservations are required. Call 240-567-1368 to make a reservation or for more information. Directions to the MC-Takoma Park campus and a map of the campus itself can be found on the Montgomery College Web site at (click on Directories to locate the maps).

Smoke and Mirrors is being produced, directed and adapted for the stage by Montgomery College Professor Perry Schwartz, with lighting by Jason Arnold, costumes by Ellen Mansueto and music by Roger Coleman.

Neil Gaiman is the author of the award-winning graphic novel series, The Sandman and other noted works. He is the winner of four Eisner Awards and a World Fantasy Award. Novelist Stephen King calls Gaiman “a treasure house of story,” and notes “we are lucky to have him in any medium.”

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