HAMMOND | The Purdue Calumet Theatre Company presents “Working,” an adaptation of Chicago oral historian and radio broadcaster Studs Terkel’s 1974 book, in campus performances this weekend.

The musical, which opened last weekend, focuses on how individuals from various walks of life find meaning through their work. Performances in YJean Chambers Hall on the third floor of the Student Union & Library are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Student cast members are Mike Volek, Micaela Martinez, Patrick Hughes, Nikki Jones, Jazmyn Pippins-Howard, Tim Wittkamp, Amy Collins, Nick Brummet, Stephanie Panchisin, Ayana Clark, Ryan Graan, Ryan Beach and Kim Perz; alumnus Brandon Berk; community associate Kelly Horton; and guest artist John Lisbon Wood. Patricia Hales is music director.

Admission is $15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens, $10 for youth ages 14 to 18, and $5 for PUC students displaying their university ID card. Tickets are on sale at the door. Call (219) 989-2267.

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