The Water Engine

By David Mamet

Directed by Deanna Reed

A radio play set at the 1934 Century of Progress Exposition at the Chicago World's Fair. The story centers around the "little" man, inventor Charles Lang, who is trying to change society for good by designing an engine that runs on water. This engine is a mortal threat to the oil industry. Oil company lawyers must obtain the plans or Lang himself must be stopped. Lang makes his own decision to save the plans for the future at a very high cost to himself and his family. The story resonates, and fairly shakes the ground we stand on, today.

Produced by The Actor's Factory at Stoughton Opera House, 381 E. Main Street, Stoughton, WI

Performances: May 26-29, 2004

Opening Wednesday running through Saturday, May 26, 27, 28, and 29 at 7:30 pm

Ticket Prices Free- obtained in advance from the Stoughton Opera House 608-877-4400 or the Stoughton Public Library 608-873-6281

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