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Barcarolle Presented in Four Languages, March 4-5

  • Published: February 21, 2011

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For tickets, call the Nazareth College Arts Center box office at 585-389-2170

Barcarolle Presented in Four Languages, March 4-5

Nazareth College’s Foreign Languages and Literatures department is proud to present Barcarolle, a comedy presented in English, French, Spanish, and Italian. The performance will take place on March 4th and 5th at 8:00 p.m. in the Callahan Theater of the Nazareth College Arts Center. The performance is 90 minutes long and ticket costs are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $11 for students and children. Reservations can be made by calling the Nazareth College box office at (585) 389-2170. Nazareth College is located at 4245 East Ave., Rochester, N.Y. 14618. 

Directed by Candide Carrasco, professor of foreign languages at Nazareth, Barcarolle shows the time of year when anyone, no matter who they are, can become someone else. The power of a mask is amazing; hiding the true person behind. Or does it? Is it possible that a mask is only a means of seeing who we truly are? Each character will be touched by the magic of the poet, Paolo, the loving hands of Venice, and the swift strike of Cupid’s Arrow. What will happen, then, when the Carnival revelers are faced with their true selves? What will happen when Venice, the beautiful city on the sea, is thrown into the path of grave dangers? Will the gods be able to find humans willing to give their lives for the city and its people? Only time will tell. 

The cast of Barcarolle includes Nicholas Croce, of Fairport, N.Y.; Ayana Couvertier, of Henrietta, N.Y.; Andrew Dowling, of Oneida, N.Y.; Maggie Gebo, of Ogdensburg, N.Y.; Abraham Gerson, of Charlotte, VT; Ruben Gomez, of East Rochester, N.Y.; Lauren Ledoux, of Saco, ME; Octav Naulleau, of Pittsford, N.Y.; Benjamin Pate, of Fairport, N.Y.; Benjamin Peak, of Belleville, N.Y.; Alexandra Persson, of Honeoye, N.Y.; Amanda Poppe, of Jordan, N.Y.; Maria Rosaria, of Penfield, N.Y.; Emily Sebian, of Clarence, N.Y.; Melissa Semple, of Churchville, N.Y.; Kevin Wilcox, of Penfield, N.Y.; and Cori Zerfas, of West Valley, N.Y.

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