Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce - Event Information

Event Name:Luther College Theatre Department presents: Appropriate
Event Type(s):Community Event
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Luther College presents Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' "Appropriate," a story of siblings colliding over a contentious family history while settling the accounts of the newly-dead Lafayette patriarch.

Performances take place in the Jewel Theatre in Luther's Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 15; 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16; and at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 17.

Event Date:3/15/2019 - 3/17/2019
Event Time:Varies
Location:Luther College - Center for the Arts
700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101

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Tickets for the performance are $10 and can be purchased at or via the Luther Ticket Office, (563) 387-1357 or The Ticket Office is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tuesday, 9 a.m.-3p.m.; with extended hours on Thursdays, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

The play "Appropriate," begins when every estranged member of the Lafayette clan descends upon the crumbling Arkansas homestead to settle the accounts of the newly-dead patriarch. As his three adult children sort through a lifetime of hoarded mementos and junk, they collide over clutter, debt and a contentious family history. But after a disturbing discovery surfaces among their father's possessions, the reunion takes a turn for the explosive, unleashing a series of crackling surprises and confrontations.

Luther's production of "Appropriate" is directed by Robert Vrtis, Luther assistant professor of theatre. He received his Ph.D. and master's degrees in theatre from the University of Oregon and his bachelor's degree from Longwood University.

The production contains scenes of violence, adult language and sexual and racial situations.

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