Immaculata University’s Cue and Curtain Players Perform “The Martian Chronicles” in Fall Production

The Cue and Curtain Players, Immaculata University´s drama group, will be presenting a production of Ray Bradbury´s play The Martian Chronicles. Performances will be located in the Alumnae Hall Theater on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 16, 17, and 18 at, 8:00 p.m., and on Sunday, November 19, at 2:00 p.m. A special performance for junior and senior high school students will take place on Friday, November 17, at 10:00 a.m. The players will perform under the direction of Sister Marcille McEntee, IHM. This is Sister Marcille´s third production since taking charge of Cue and Curtain last year.
The Martian Chronicles based on the 1940′s Ray Bradbury book “chronicles” Earth’s three attempts to colonize Mars, destroying it and itself in the process. A thoughtful tale of the need for acceptance of differences, the effects of economic aggression and the fallacies of cultural assumptions, The Martian Chronicles is one of Bradbury’s best efforts to encourage peoples to embrace and to strive to understand the past because "history does repeat itself."

Cast and Crew (all Immaculata University students)
Priscilla Arnold, a sophomore from York, PA
Joanna Balmer, a freshman from West Chester, PA
Mike Billings, a sophomore from Street, MD
Ellie Bova, a freshman from York, PA
Kelly Brenner, a junior from Downingtown, PA
Ryan Burgess, a sophomore from Spring City, PA
Fawziyya Chandler, a freshman from Philadelphia, PA
Ted Chaney-Miadzinion, a freshman from Upper Darby, PA
Kasey Cole, a sophomore from Baltimore, MD
Anthony Consalvo, a freshman from Washington Township, NJ (stage crew)
Liz Cunningham, a freshman from Coatesville PA (costume crew)
Jennifer Delnero, a senior from Lanoka Harbor, NJ
Dominique Di Benedetto, a freshman from Croydon, PA
Martine Elianor, a junior from Lancaster, PA
Shaun Esbensen, a sophomore from Norristown, PA
Pat Frevert, a sophomore from Westminster, PA
Ken Gaul, a freshman from West Chester, PA
Anna Giacoponello, a freshman from Wallingford PA (make-up crew)
MacKenzie Gray, a senior from Scituate, MA
Kris Grossi, a sophomore from Wallingford, PA (stage crew)
Elizabeth Hosey, a sophomore from Sicklerville, NJ (stage manager)
Alex Hughes-Taylor, a sophomore from Philadelphia, PA
Stephanie Humes, a junior from Ridley Park, PA
Andrea Leach, a freshman from Brookhaven, PA
Amanda Livich, a freshman from Ocean Gale, NJ
Laura Kennedy, a sophomore from Springfield, PA (props mistress)
Gabriela Lemus, a sophomore from Gaithersburg, MD (stage crew)
Jim Malinowski, a sophomore from Philadelphia, PA
Paul McAndrew, a freshman from Downingtown, PA (sound effects)
Sarah McClean, a sophomore from Somerdale, NJ
Sarah Ness, a senior from Damascus, MD
Katie Novitski, a freshman from Norristown, PA
Renae Padamonsky, a freshman from Lemoyne, PA (stage crew)
Zach Perkins, a sophomore from Uncasville, CT
Jess Rush, a sophomore from Havertown, PA (assistant stage manager)
Amanda Russell, a junior from Susquehanna, PA
Ethan Shaw, a freshman from Calais, VT (lights)
Julie Smith, a senior from Lansdale, PA
Sonia Sparkes, a freshman from Hillsborough, NJ (stage crew)
Catherine Valentine, a freshman from Wyckoff, NJ (assistant on lights)
Sister Marcille McEntee, IHM – director of production

Admission to the play is $10 for the general public, $5 for students and senior citizens, and $3 for children under 12. Reservations are necessary for the student performance on Friday, November 17; admission for all other performances may be purchased at the door. For more information, please call 610-647-4400, ext. 3022.
Immaculata University is a Catholic, coeducational institution located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, between Paoli and Exton, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352.

z:word/Cue and Curtain Present The Martian Chronicles #47
(10.12.06)

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