MCCC Theatre Students to Present
"Angels in America, Part I" Apr. 17-26


3/24/09


The Theatre Program at Mercer County Community College continues to raise the bar for the performing arts with the student production of Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, "Angels in America, Part I: Millennium Approaches." Performance dates and show times are: Fridays, April 17 and 24 at 8 p.m., Saturdays, April 18 and 25 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, April 26 at 2 p.m. All performances take place at Kelsey Theatre on Mercer's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. The show on April 24 is a special "Pride Night" performance to benefit the MCCC Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Friends Club and the James Tolin Memorial Scholarship Fund, which benefits a promising theater student.

Heralded by audiences and critics, "Angels in America, Part I" is recognized as a contemporary theatrical masterpiece. Set in New York City in the mid-1980s, the show unfolds amidst the devastating outbreak of AIDS. The play charts an epic journey through the interconnected lives of a vivid cast of characters as they stumble from human failing toward the possibility of redemption. Observes the show's director, Jody P. Person, coordinator of the MCCC Theatre and Dance Programs, "Angels is both a deeply personal and universal statement on illness, fear, change, and the ever-present need for hope."

Cast members include: Kelsey Baker, Sasha Giboyeaux, Alejandro Hernandez, Kimberly Konczos, Patrick Martin and Keegan McDonald. Mercer's Entertainment Technology students will assist with lighting and sound.

Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $10 for students. (The show contains adult themes and language and is not recommended for children.) Tickets may be purchased in person at the Kelsey Theatre box office, by phone at 609-570-3333, or online.

Free parking is available next to the theatre. Kelsey Theatre is wheelchair accessible and provides assisted listening devices upon request. Note: The show contains adult themes and language and is not recommended for children.

Learn more about Fine Arts degree programs at Mercer County Community College by visiting:

Theatre Program
Dance Program
Entertainment Technology Program
Photography Program

Alejandro Hernandez and Patrick Martin

Sasha Giboyeaux and Kimberly Konczos
Keegan McDonald and Kelsey Baker
 

For more on arts events at MCCC visit:

2008-09 Kelsey Theatre Season
Exhibits at the MCCC Gallery

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