Theatre Department to Perform “The Wake of Jamey Foster”

The Theatre Department will perform its first production of the 2016-17 school year, “The Wake of Jamey Foster.”

Playwright Beth Henley’s “The Wake of Jamey Foster” focuses on the family hostility, unrequited love and class tensions caused by the untimely death and subsequent wake of Jamey Foster. Truman’s production is directed by professor Ronald M. Rybkowski. It features returning performances by Julie Amuedo, Nicholas Huber and Catherine McMahan, as well as first time main stage performances by Shanon Barton, Grant Jennings, Francis Kemper and Becca Leslie.

The performance is suitable for adults and children older than 13. Tickets are available for $5 each at the box office in Ophelia Parrish beginning Sept. 14, or they can be purchased at the door. Performances begin at 8 p.m. Sept. 21-24 in Ophelia Parrish Severns Theatre.

For more information about “The Wake of Jamey Foster,” future theatre performances and additional events from the School of Arts and Letters, visit the school’s Facebook page or the Theatre Department's Facebook page.
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