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Missing Theater? Acme Corporation Does Too!

Acme Corporation

When was the last time you sat shoulder-to-shoulder with strangers in the dark, waiting for a theater curtain to rise? Or, perhaps the bigger question … When might be the next time? Acme Corporation co-artistic director Lola Pierson was paralyzed by that thought … so she created “The Institute for Counterfeit Memory,” a play contained in a box -- a way for patrons to experience live theater in their homes.

To get the play "The Institute for Counterfeit Memory Delivered to your home, visit this link. Boxes go on sale Tues. Sept. 15.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
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