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Notre Dame Theatre Season Opens September 30

Author: Chris Sopczynski

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The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television and Theatre (FTT) will present four plays in its 2010-11 theater season, beginning Thursday, September 30 with The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged) by Adam Long, Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, with additional material by Matthew Croke.

The play takes a condensed and humorous look at the best-selling book in history. Performance dates are September 30 through October 2 at 7:30 p.m., October 3 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., October 5 to October 8 at 7:30 p.m., and October 10 at 2:30 p.m.

The remaining plays of FTT theater season are:

  • Boy Gets Girl by Rebecca Gilman—This thriller addresses the adult dating scene and when pursuit crosses the line to stalking. Performances will be on November 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m., November 14 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., November 16 to 20 at 7:30 p.m., and November 21 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Proof by David Auburn—This story explores the link between genius, madness and human relationships and how they can be as difficult and uncertain as establishing a mathematical proof. It will be performed February 17 to 19 at 7:30 pm., February 20 at 2:30 p.m., February 22 to 26 at 7:30 p.m., and February 27 at 2:30 p.m.
  • The Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare—In partnership with the Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival, this tale of friendship and romance is one of the Bard’s earliest and most lyrical comedies and will be performed April 5 through April 9 at 7:30 p.m. and April 10 at 2:30 p.m.

For ticket information contact the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Ticket Office at 574-631-2800 or online. Theater subscriptions are now discounted at 50 percent off and purchasers are eligible for a reduced-price ticket to the upcoming Actors From The London Stage presentation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream “ by William Shakespeare.

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