Department of Theatre to Present “How I Learned to Drive” October 2-4

October 07, 2008

The Mount Union College Department of Theatre will present “How I Learned to Drive” by Paula Vogel. Performances will be held on October 2-4 at 8 p.m. in the Rodman Playhouse.

A wildly funny, surprising and devastating tale of survival as seen through the lens of a troubling relationship between a young girl and an older man, “How I Learned to Drive” is the story of a woman who learns the rules of the road and life from behind the wheel. This play was the winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize, co-winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and co-winner of the Lucille Lorrel Award for outstanding play.

Under the direction of Rudy Roggenkamp, professor of theatre, the cast includes Julia Chereson, a senior media studies and theatre major of Nova, as Li’l Bit; Greg Smith, a freshman of Concord Township, as Peck; Daniel Huston, a sophomore mathematics major of Salem ,in the role of Male Greek Chorus;  Amanda Moore, a sophomore  international business and economics and music major of Independence, in the role of Female Greek Chorus; and Kelly Morckel, a sophomore French major of Salem, in the role of Teenage Greek Chorus.

Tickets are $8 and may be reserved by calling (330) 821-2565.

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