Huntington, Ind.— Mr. Mike Burnett, assistant professor of theatre arts at Huntington College, will direct this season’s first theatre performance, The Compleat Works of Willm Shkspr (abridged), September 22-25, 27, and October 1-2, 2004. The performance will have two casts (one for women and one for men) that will perform on alternating nights. The abridged version was written by the Reduced Shakespeare Company and consists of 37 plays in 97 minutes. The production will be performed in the Merillat Centre for the Arts Studio Theatre.
The public is cordially invited to attend. Tickets may be reserved by calling the Merillat Centre for the Arts Box Office at (260) 359-4261. Ticket prices are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $4 for students.
The Romeo cast includes students Daniel Neil Olson, Terry Hurst and Josh Christenson, and performance dates are scheduled for September 22, 25 at 7:30 p.m., September 24 at 11:00 p.m., and October 2 at 2:00 p.m. The Juliet cast consists of students Hannah Mayo, Ashley Guldbeck and Rebekah Bachman with performance dates scheduled for September 23, 24, 29 at 7:30 p.m., October 1 at 11:00 p.m., and September 25 at 2:00 p.m.
Members of the crew consist of Laura Brautigam, assistant director; Becca Rodgers, stage manager; and Amber Nicole Patrick, assistant stage manager. Lighting design is provided by Justin Geiger, sound design by Zarin Barnes and costume design by Kathy Chilcoat. Kylie Edmonds serves as Props Master.