‘Dark Play’ to open Oct. 6
Theatre will present Dark Play, or Stories for Boys. The
production will run Thursday, Oct. 6-Saturday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m.,
with a Sunday matinee showing at 2 p.m. Oct. 9. All performances will
take place in the Chichester Black Box Theatre.
Directed by Marcus Lane, this play by Carlos Murillo tells the
story of a teenage boy who creates a fictional Internet identity and
begins a cyber relationship that ultimately spirals out of control and
leads him to the brink of death. This timely, contemporary story is
loosely based on true events.
Students featured in the production include Joe Wesolowski, Tavi
Juarez, Matt Smith, Britney Rager, Nick Barrow and Frank Deming.
Costume and props design is by Emily Gill, with set design by Kel Laeger,
both UM faculty members.
Kayleigh Funderburk serves as the stage manager, with lighting
design by Peter Isaacson, sound design by Hunter Brown and graphic
design by Diana Douglas. Brian McLendon serves as technical/technology
assistant. Ambre Chapman and Ashley Knowles are serving as assistant
stage managers, and Emily Yundt is serving as wardrobe head.
Tickets are $8 for UM students/faculty/staff and $12 general
For more information, contact the box office at 205-665-6200.
Seating is limited. Note: This production contains
adult content and strong language.