Players to open 'Stage Door'

Players to open 'Stage Door'

DANVILLE — The Danville Area Community College Players, who are part of the college's Liberal Arts Division, will present the revue "Stage Door," written by Edna Ferber and George Kaufman, next weekend.

The performances, open to the general public, will be at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. next Sunday in the Bremer Theater on the DACC campus.

Also, a matinee performance will take place at 10:30 a.m. Thursday for patrons 60 and older. There will be no charge for that, but a freewill offering will be taken.

Using popular and Broadway tunes from the era, "Stage Door," a sort of homage to theater, tells the story of a group of young actresses in the 1930s who live at the Footlights Club while trying to achieve their dream of being on Broadway.

Advanced tickets will be offered on a will-call basis. Prices are $3 for students and $5 for adults. To reserve your tickets in advance for pickup at the door, call Suzanna Aguirre at 443-8724 or email saguirre@dacc.edu.

Will-call tickets will be held until 6:45 p.m. for the Friday and Saturday evening performances and until 1:45 p.m. Sunday.

Any remaining tickets not spoken for by designated will-call times will be sold at the door. Tickets at the door will be $4 for students and $7 for adults. All tickets are for general seating.

The following DACC students are in the production: Jacob Ault, Sarah Albers, Breely Arford, Blake Berenz, Shannon Black, Kelli Carlton, La Shawn Clark, Jonathan Claver, Drew Corbin, Jennifer Dilbeck, Stacy Draper, Aubrey Falconio, Sheanice Francher, Andy Gernand, Courtney Godley, Rachel Gross, Tyler Kelson, Victoria Hunt, Luke Hickman, Brooke Kuchefski, Bryan Jenkins, Zayne McCorkle, Seth McBride, Mandy McCool, Andrew McCurdy, Alexzandria Morris, Ryan Perez, Anree Pierce, Quan Rivers, Sage Russell, Ashley Thiele, Kaylee Turner, Katie Walder, Stephen Wolfe, and Tre'Anna Whitfield.

Musical direction is by Eric Simonson; stage direction by Phillip Langley and Glenda Boling; and choreography by Nicole Miller.

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