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Posted on Fri, Feb 4, 2011 : 10:19 a.m.

Performance Network extends run of 'The War Since Eve'

By Staff

Performance Network Theatre will extend its production of "The War Since Eve," by Michigan playwright Kim Carney.

This World Premiere comedy will now run through February 20, at which point it must close in order for the theater to prepare for its March production of "The Piano Lesson."

In the play, on the eve of receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, women's rights pioneer and bawdy, outspoken feminist Roxie Firestone has a dilemma. As the mother of two grown daughters — Milty, her put-upon assistant, and Tara, from whom she has been estranged for 20 years — she wouldn't win any Mother of the Year awards. When Tara returns and Milty threatens to jump ship, she must decide which is more important, sisterhood or motherhood?

Director David Wolber said in a press release, "I'm always especially happy when audiences respond so positively to a World Premiere production. And it's not just women. We've been hearing from men who've only attended because they've been dragged by their spouses, but in the end, they've enjoyed it just as much because its a hilarious comedy that manages to hit a universal funnybone."

Jenn McKee reviewed the show for

Weekly performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., with a 3 p.m. matinee on Saturday February 12th. There will not be a performance on Thursday, February 17. This show is recommended for those ages 17 and older, due to language.

Tickets can be ordered by phone at 734-663-0681, or online at, or by coming to PNT's box office, at 120 E. Huron St., in person. Tickets are priced at $25-$41, with discounts available for seniors, members, students and groups.