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Welcome to the Moon Opens Feb. 27

2/11/2008 —

Penn State York’s Theatre Department presents Welcome to the Moon, a one-act play by John Patrick Shanley, Feb. 27 and 28 at the campus’ Pullo Family Performing Arts Center.  Welcome to the Moon, at 7 p.m., is $5 for the general public and free to Penn State York students, faculty, and staff.  This play has mature content.  Shanley was the winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in drama for his play, Doubt.  In addition to Shanley’s play, the program for the evening includes four other short plays, Small, Medium, Large by Jon Brooks; China by Scott Organ; The Battle of Bull Run Always Makes Me Cry by Carole Real; and The Office by Kate Hoffower.

The evening of entertainment is being produced by the theatre 282 class taught by Stuart Stelly, Ph.D., instructor in English; with support from students in the theatre 150 class taught by Diane Crews, instructor in theatre;  and the Penn State York  Drama Club.

Students directing the performances are Gregory Florey, Shawn Lerew, Samantha Kwait, Abigail Hammer, and Miles Myers.  Set design is by Jason Hopkins.  Students performing are Maryan Captan, Steven Daugherty, Abigail Hammer, Sean Higgins, Jamie Golden, Robyn Johnson, Samantha Kwait, Christopher Leverette, Joshua Lovejoy, Zachary McCrary, Marla McDaniel, Andrew Rudisill, Jenna Pouliot, Richard Smith, and John Figueroa.

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