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Department of Theatre Presents “Edges”

April 7, 2014

ALLIANCE, Ohio – The University of Mount Union Department of Theatre will present the song cycle “Edges” from at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 10- Saturday, April 12 and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 13 at the Firehouse Theater in downtown Alliance.

“Edges” will be directed and performed by Mount Union students. This musical was created by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, two University of Michigan students, in 2007. Its collection of songs interweaves the lives of a handful of young characters as they grapple with the transition from adolescence to adulthood, and from school to work life.

The opening night sponsor is AVI Foodsystems.

Musical director for the show is Ian Leroy, a senior music performance major of Orwell, OH. The students performing are senior religious studies and writing major Jesse Phillips of Norwalk, OH; sophomore middle childhood education and theatre major Megan Ostrofsky of North Canton, OH; sophomore exercise science and theatre major Josh Hudson of North Ridgeville, OH; junior exercise science and theatre major Brendan Graves of Zionsville, IN; sophomore music and theatre major David Lenahan of Rocky River, OH; freshman communication and theatre major Rachel Irwin of Mentor, OH; sophomore psychology major Natalie Ricciutti of Canfield, OH; freshman music education major Caelyn Eppler of Mentor, OH; junior music and theatre major Alex Waitinas of Bristolville, OH; senior biochemistry major Amanda Myhal of Canfield, OH; sophomore music education major Clinton Simmons of Lorain, OH and junior neuroscience major Erin Bell of Mount Vernon, OH. The stage crew will consist of directors Alex Wolfe, a senior mathematics major of Atwater, OH; Kristina Zoretich, a junior theatre major of Ashtabula, OH and Anthony Heider, a junior human development and theatre major of Wakeman, OH; stage manager Tirice Gamble, a senior psychology and theatre major of Cleveland, OH and assistant stage manager Sherman Wilkinson, a senior communication major of Kettering, OH.

Ticket cost is $13 for adults and $5 for Mount Union students. To purchase tickets, call (330) 821-8712 or reserve tickets online at carnationcityplayers.org.

For more information on "Edges," click here.

The Firehouse Theater is located at 450 East Market St. Student transportation will be provided on April 10. Students requiring transportation should meet outside the campus center. The vans will depart at 7:40 p.m. on April 10.

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