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CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR CHICAGO PREMIERE OF JOSEPH ZETTELMAIER'S THE SCULLERY MAID
Idle Muse Theatre Company announces casting for the Chicago premiere of The Scullery Maid by playwright Joseph Zettelmaier.
CHICAGO, FEBRUARY 14, 2017 - Idle Muse Theatre Company announces casting the Chicago premiere of The Scullery Maid written by playwright Joseph Zettelmaier. The cast features Lydia Hiller as MIriam, Dave Skvarla as King Edward III, Anne Marie Lewis as Bess, Leslie Hull as Dulcie, and George Ellison as Pascal.  Idle Muse Artistic Director, Evan J ackson directs.
Idle Muse Theatre Company's eleventh season features plays which explores women achieving self-definition in a world that tries to define them in relationship to the men around them.
As King Edward celebrates an uneasy truce with France, the lowliest servant in Nottingham castle, Miriam the scullery maid, initiates a murder plot that will see him dead before the night is done - no matter the cost. Loyalties and conspiracies unravel as a raging tempest sets in, giving rise to new betrayals and unearthing long-buried secrets as Miriam approaches the point of no return. Religious, political and familial identities all clash with storm-like intensity in a medieval thriller that asks: are we defined by our prejudices or can we escape becoming what we hate? The Scullery Maid will run March 16 - April 9, 2017 with previews March 16th and March 17th and will be presented at The Edge Theater, 5451 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640.   
Ticket prices  for The Scullery Maid are $20 for adults and $15 for students/seniors. Tickets for previews are $10. Every Thursday is Industry Night with $10 tickets. Tickets may be purchased by visiting www.idlemuse.org or by calling 773-340-9438.
Street parking is available and is handicapped and CTA accessible. The Edge Theater is CTA accessible by Red Line Berwyn/Bryn Mawr stop/ 36 Broadway Bus. Jackalope's Frontier is CTA
Accessible by Red Line Thorndale/ 36 Broadway, 147 Outer Drive, 136 Sheridan and 151 Sheridan Bus Routes.
Group rates for 10 or more upon request. Tickets may be purchased in advance at 773-340-9438 or by visiting www.IdleMuse.org .
Idle Muse Theatre is partially supported and funded by generous grants from The MacArthur Funds for the Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and The Saints .
About Idle Muse Theatre Company
Now in its eleventh season, Idle Muse Theatre Company is a 501c3 non-profit Charity organization established in 2006 dedicated to producing Theatre which is Transporting, Timely and True.

Nathan Pease | Idle Muse Theatre Company | NPease@IdleMuse.org | IdleMuse.org
Lydia Hiller
Dave Skvarla
Anne Marie Lewis
Leslie Hull
George Ellison