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Theatre Arts Presents The Children's Hour, Oct. 22-24

  • Published: October 19, 2010

Highlights

  • Nazareth's Theatre Arts department brings The Children's Hour to the Nazareth College Arts Center
  • October 22 and 23 at 8 p.m. and October 24 at 2 p.m.
  • Call the Arts Center Box Office at (585) 389-2170 for tickets

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Tickets are $12 general admission, $11 students, and $10 for seniors.  Tickets may be purchased at the box office in the Arts Center or by calling 585-389-2170, Monday-Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Tickets may also be purchased online at boxoffice.naz.edu.

Theatre Arts Presents The Children's Hour, Oct. 22-24

Nazareth College department of theatre arts brings Lillian Hellman’s The Children’s Hour to the Callahan Theater stage at the Arts Center (4245 East Avenue, Rochester, New York) on October 22 and 23 at 8:00 p.m. and October  24 at 2:00 p.mThe Children’s Hour is the story of how a selfish child’s accusation of homosexuality destroys the lives of two schoolteachers. The spread of rumors and innuendo can still devastate lives. Although it debuted almost eighty years ago on Broadway and is set in a girls school, themes in the The Children’s Hour can be found in the contemporary military’s don’t ask, don’t tell policy. Tickets are $12 general admission, $11 students, and $10 for seniors.  Tickets may be purchased at the box office in the Arts Center or by calling 585-389-2170, Monday-Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Tickets may also be purchased online at boxoffice.naz.edu.

Nazareth College department of theatre arts productions are a collaboration of student and faculty team members. Dr. Matt Ames, assistant professor of acting and history in the department of theatre arts, directs the 2010 Nazareth production of The Children’s Hour.  His creative team includes Kait Meleski (assistant director/dramaturg), Georgia O’Donnell (stage manager), Katie Murphy (assistant stage manager), Chelsea Hallowell (assistant stage manager), and Adam Adrianopoulos (props).  

The Children’s Hour cast includes Marissa Bregande (Peggy Rogers), Marissa Davis (Catherine), Elizabeth Myers (Lois Fisher), Tiffany Everspaugh (Lily Morter), Bre Melino (Evelyn Munn), Jennifer Menter (Helen Burton), Erin Hassett (Rosalie Wells), Kim Pantoliano (Janet), Nicole Cupo (Leslie), Julie Dickinson (Mary Tilford), Catherine Gudaitis (Karen Wright), Chere Miceli (Martha Dobie), Andy Derado (Dr. Joseph Cardin), Kayla Lyon, (Agatha) Elizabeth Dorsey (Amelia Tilford), Zak West (Grocery Boy), Courtney Scheer (School Girl), and Emily Sebian (School Girl).

Nazareth College department of theatre arts offers undergraduate programs in Theatre Arts, Theatre Arts with Adolescent Certification in English, Theatre Arts with Inclusive Education Certification, and Music Theatre.  The department presents an annual production season at the Nazareth College Arts Center.  Nazareth College was named 10th Best College Theater (nationally) in 2010 by The Princeton Review – it’s third year ranked among the top ten theater programs in the country.

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