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NOW at Berks theatre festival showcases student work

Penn State Berks' student-theatre festival titled "NOW at Berks" (New Original Works) runs from April 19 to 23, 2010 in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium beginning at 8:00 p.m. each night.

The festival showcases six ten-minute, one-act plays written, performed, and produced by Penn State Berks students. The NOW 2010 faculty producer is Radhica Ganapathy, lecturer in theatre, and the student assistant producer is Erin Edelstein, a junior majoring in Theatre.

The following is a list of the plays, and the student playwrights and directors for NOW 2010:

"Road Trip" written by Cat Whelan (sophomore, Theatre major), directed by Andrew Vitalo (first-year student).

"Forever" written by Tarah Yoder (junior, Theatre major), directed by Kate Knorr (sophomore, Theatre major).

"Behind the Door" written by Courtney Vinson (senior, Theatre major), directed by Patrick O' Neill (junior, Communication Arts and Sciences major).

"Til Death Do Us Part" written by Julius Harrison (senior, Business major), directed by Tarah Yoder (Junior, theatre major).

"Falling from Grace" written by Savannah Ganster (senior, Professional Writing major), directed by Courtney Vinson.

"M.U.S.E." written by Andrew Vitalo, directed by Savannah Ganster.

General admission is $10, faculty, staff, and non-Penn State students with ID-$5, free to Penn State Berks students. For more information, contact Radhica Ganapathy, lecturer in theatre, at 610-396-6432 or via e-mail at rzg3@psu.edu.
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