By Maria Klecko ’15
Two Widener student theatre companies — one old and one new — are staging productions in November.
FreshBaked Theatre Company will present The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (rehearsals pictured above) on Nov. 3 and Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. in Alumni Auditorium.
Lone Brick Theatre Company is presenting the play Distracted in Room 1 of Kapelski Learning Center on Nov. 8, 9, 14, and 16 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 10 and 17 at 7 p.m.
This production of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow features Kathryn Schultz Miller’s adaption of Washington Irving’s ghost tale bearing in mind young audiences. Families and children ages 6 and up are permitted to attend the 50-minute performance.
Distracted, by playwright and screenwriter Lisa Loomer, is a comedy that tells the story of Jesse, a 9-year-old boy who possibly has attention deficit disorder, and his mother who is searching for answers. The play raises the pertinent question of whether our information-obsessed world has made us oblivious to what actually matters. This is the new company’s first production.
“This is a fantastic show to reinvent theatre at Widener,” said Robert Reutter, director of the Lone Brick Theatre Company and a senior lecturer of English. Read the rest of this entry ?