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Friday, October 19, 2012

Lives of Area Bus Drivers In Spotlight During Free Performance

Who says you need cast to see good theater? A grant from 4Culture allows Federal Way Regional Library patrons to enjoy a free live performance by solo performer Stokley Towles to present excerpts from his one-person performance entitled Behind the Wheel: Life on a Metro Bus this Wednesday, October 24, at 6:30 p.m., 34200 1st Way South.

According to King County Library publicity "For more than a decade, solo performer Stokley Towles has been studying us. He examines the mundane aspects of life in Seattle like an anthropologist from another planet. Behind The Wheel is based on interviews with Metro bus drivers and attempts to see the world through their eyes.

One of the driver's Towles talked with is a twenty year veteran driver named Pat who is quoted as saying: "You work inside but you're outside. You're always moving but you sit all day. You deal with hundreds of people but no one knows your name."

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