Acting in a Professional Production: Pandemic Plays Performances

Event Date

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

This session, student actors will be joined by professional actors and directors to perform staged readings of:

Oedipus Rex by Sophocles, translated by William Butler Yeats
An attempt to lift the plague by appeasing the gods has tragic consequences in Ancient Greece. With Craig Wallace as Oedipus. Directed by Randy Baker.
Wednesday, November 18 at 7:30pm ET
 
An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen
Two brothers – a politician and a doctor – fight over revelations of a public health crisis in the 19th century. With Mitchell Hébert as Dr. Tomas Stockmann. Directed by Clare Shaffer.
Wednesday, November 24 at 7:30pm ET
 
Pale Horse, Pale Rider by Katherine Anne Porter
A young woman battles the flu in 1918. With Felicia Curry as Miranda. Directed by Mitchell Hébert.
Wednesday, December 9 at 7:30pm ET
 
The Cockburn Rituals by John Strand
An AIDS patient upends a hospital by mysteriously appearing in the hallway in 1985. With Jacob Yeh as Dr. Cockburn. Directed by Michael Russotto.
Wednesday, December 16 at 7:30pm ET

RSVP here for a free link to the performance(s) of your choosing.

Featuring:

Jade Anderson
Robin Berl
Edna Boyle
Sarah Cottrill
David Gross
Andrew Harasty
Ciara Hargrove
Jeff Haslow
Sanai Hyman
Claire Lichtenstein
Kennedy Mallard
JoAnn Mangione
Ciara O’Toole
Marsha Rehns
Danielle Taylor
Selina Tom-Johnson