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A Flood of Memories in Song


The Great Flood of 1993 devoured 75 towns and displaced more than 50,000 people. The Monroe Actors Stage Company (MASC) chronicles the horrific natural disaster in The Flood, a musical based on interviews of flood survivors from Valmeyer, Illinois. Opening night at the Capitol Theatre (202 South Main Street, Waterloo, Illinois; 618-939-7469 or on Thursday, September 6, marks the first time this show has been seen outside New York City -- the play initially was staged off-Broadway in 2006. Tickets are $8 to $10, and shows start at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday (September 6 through 16).
Thursdays-Sundays. Starts: Sept. 6. Continues through Sept. 16