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February 6, 2008 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Palatine, IL - Vex Theatre Company announces their new production of "Lady Windermere's Fan" by Oscar Wilde at the Elgin Art Showcase, 164 Division Street, in Elgin, IL. Production dates are Fridays through Sundays, April 18 through 27, 2008.

"Lady Windermere's Fan," Oscar Wilde's first great theatrical success, contains themes of scandal, trust, and redemption that still reverberate with audiences today. Comedy and drama blend seamlessly in this tale of a young wife whose trust in her husband is shattered by his secretive involvement with a mysterious widow. Will she have faith in the man she loves, or be driven into the arms of another man? In a society obsessed with scandal, one false step could cost her everything.

"Lady Windermere's Fan" will be presented Fridays through Sundays, April 18 -27, 2008 at the beautiful Elgin Art Showcase, 164 Division Street, in downtown Elgin, IL. Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 3:00pm. Tickets are $15; $12 for students and seniors. Reservations may be made online at www.vextheatre.org

The cast includes: Tom Akouris and Joel Bonnan from Arlington Heights; Adam Krause from Hanover Park; Peter Rasey from Chicago; Gary Peterson from Hoffman Estates; Elodie Senetra, Cathleen Ann, Madeline Franklin, and Brad Davidow from Palatine; Alison Thalhammer from Park Ridge; Nicole Canale from Pingree Grove; Chris Mulvey from Rolling Meadows; and Debbi Dennison from Schaumburg.

The show is directed by Rich Geiger of Palatine, a founding member of Vex Theatre Company.

Vex Theatre Company, based in Palatine, IL, was founded in 2005 and is dedicated to bringing high quality, intimate theatre to the suburban stage. For more information, contact Vex Theatre Company at vextheatre@hotmail.com or visit www.vextheatre.org