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2/22/2013

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College to stage Shakespeare's Measure for Measure

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College to stage Shakespeare's Measure for Measure

2/22/2013

Measure for Measure comes to life on the Grove City College main stage Thursday, March 7, through Saturday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m., in Ketler Auditorium of the Pew Fine Arts Center on campus. Tickets for the performance are required but are free of charge.

Measure for Measure, a problem comedy by William Shakespeare, is directed by Dr. James Dixon, chair of the Department of English. The play’s plot centers on Angelo, the righteous deputy empowered by the Duke of Vienna, to rule while he wanders about disguised as a friar to investigate the moral decay of his dukedom.

The cast includes: Andy Hickly as Duke; Stephen Horst as Angelo; Ethan Kreimeyer as Escalus; Sam Leuenberger as Lucio; Jacob Roberts as Claudio; Jesse McKinnis as Provost; Ethan Mitchell as Pompey; Anna Kitchin as Isabella; Laura Doherty as Mariana; Victoria Benyo as Juliet; Annie York as Francisca; Paige Polesnak as Mistress Overdone; Ashley White Brothers as Nun; Nick Allaman as Friar Peter; Caleb Fite as Elbow; Zach McClelland as Froth; Taylor Leick as Abhorson, Gentleman 2; Grayson Quay as Baradine; and Tim Lagoy as Justice and Gentleman 1.

The production crew includes: Dixon as director; Jacky Hickly as student director; Katie Hammes as stage manager; Cliff Brown as set designer and production manager; Dr. Kristin Barbour as costume designer; Dan Wolfe as lighting designer; Sarah Zimmerman as technical director; Sarah Boice as music director; Annamarie Mickey as assistant student director; Mary Grace Brown as assistant stage manager; and Justin Monza as assistant lighting design.

Tickets may be reserved by calling (724) 458-3331 or by emailing theatretickets@gcc.edu. Be sure to specify a date when reserving tickets. Doors open at 7 p.m.; the curtain rises at 7:30 p.m.

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