Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde: Performances One Weekend Only at Lone Star College-Montgomery

Lone Star College Montgomery News

Published on: April 03, 2012
Lone Star College-Montgomerys Performing Arts Center presents Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde for one weekend onlyThursday through Saturday, April 19-21, at 7:30 p.m. each evening. There will also be a special Preview Night with discounted tickets on Wednesday, April 18, at 5:30 p.m., and a matinee performance with a special behind the scenes look at the production, on Saturday, April 21, at 2 p.m. In Victorian-era London, Henry Jekyll’s experiments have brought forth his other selfEdward Hyde, a sensualist and villain free to commit the sins Jekyll is too civilized to comprehend. The two sides battle each other in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse to determine who shall be the master and who shall be the slave. The production employs the use of theatricalism which lends great excitement to the production, said Chase Waites, professor of theatre at LSC-Montgomery. Hyde is played by four different actors each showing a different side of Jekylls darkness. By using this technique, the playwright truly captures the essence of the story: the nature of mans duality and how we choose to cope with it.The play is adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the novella Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. Its being produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service Performances. Adult situations are present. The cast members include students Brooks Langford, Lauren Lazo, Andrew Novak, Ashley Bolden, Keenan Brooks, Mike Mahon, Ashley Bolden, and Crystal Stampes. Individual tickets are $10 for general admission, $7 for seniors, and $5 for student, staff, or faculty. Tickets for the Preview Night performance are $5 for everyone or free for any LSC-Montgomery faculty, staff, and students with a valid college ID. The cast, crew, director, and technical director will be available for questions after the matinee show on Saturday, April 21. ┬áTo purchase tickets, contact Denise Meyers, program coordinator for theatre/fine arts at LSC-Montgomery, …

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