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Thursday, July 26, 2012 10:23 pm

Super characters


The Less Is More Independent Theatre Company (The LIMIT) presents seven performances of the play, Insane with Power, at Catch 22 in downtown Springfield. Looking to bring new and less-heard-of plays to the area, Insane with Power is written by Scott Hann of Indiana. It is about a big-city journalist, Lois Lancaster, who visits a mental health facility while writing about their conditions. Quirky inmates imagine themselves to be crime-fighting superheroes, which Lois finds entertaining until something unusual happens that makes her wonder. Audience members must be 21 to attend. With that in mind, a Family Funday is set for Sunday afternoon, July 29. A cash bar will be open for all but the Funday performance. Ben Beams directs this play, and the cast features six local actors: Sarah Collins, Shane Beddingfield, Matt Craven, Stacey Hollerauer, Blake Detherage and Doran Komnick. Reserve your tickets by phone or email at For more info, visit

Insane with Power
July 26-28, Aug. 2-4, 7:30pm
Sunday, July 29, 2pm
Catch 22
11 W. Old State Capitol Plaza
$10, $30 front row couch (seats 3-2)