283. BHS Presents The Cat’s Meow October 9th, 10th & 11th

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The Cat's Meow Film

Don’t miss this weekend’s performances of The Cat’s Meow in the Richard C. Johnson Auditorium at Barrington High School, 616 W. Main Street, Barrington, Illinois.  The Cat’s Meow is a 2001 period drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, and starring Kirsten Dunst, Eddie Izzard, Edward Herrmann, Cary Elwes, Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Tilly.

The Cat's Meow Starring Kirsten Dunst
The Cat’s Meow Film

The screenplay by Steven Peros is based on his play of the same title, which was inspired by the mysterious death of film mogul Thomas H. Ince.

Cat's Meow PosterThe Cat’s Meow offers a fascinating cross section of Jazz-era characters who intersect for one notorious weekend on board William Randolph Hearst’s yacht in November 1924.

This year’s fall production stars Barrington High School students as some of your favorite Jazz Era celebrities. Come see the show to watch one man’s take on the mysterious death that took place on William Randolph Hearst’s yacht. Witness the connections between Charlie Chaplin, W. R. Hearst, Marion Davies, Thomas Ince, Elinor Glyn, Louella Parsons and others who were present for this incredible story.

This Weekend’s Shows

October 9th at 7 p.m.
October 10th at 7 p.m.
October 11th at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are $8 adults, $6 students (Senior citizens and BHS students with ID free).  Tickets may be purchased at the door or online at Barrington220.org/FineArts.

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