April 12-20: E-52 presentation
E-52 Student Theatre to present 'The Recruiting Officer'
4:20 p.m., April 11, 2013--E-52 Student Theatre at the University of Delaware will present The Recruiting Officer, written by George Farquhar and directed by student Blair Schuman, April 12-20.
The play will be staged at the Bacchus Theatre in the Perkins Student Center.
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Performances are scheduled:
- April 12 at 7:30 p.m.
- April 13 at 7:30 p.m.
- April 14 at 2 p.m.
- April 18 at 7:30 p.m.
- April 19 at 7:30 p.m.
- April 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Admission is $3 for students and $5 for the general public.
For details, see the Facebook event page.
While recruiting for war, two officers -- the womanizing Plume and the cowardly Brazen -- sexually and socially exploit the town of Shrewsbury, England, where women are in a plethora of relationship complications.
This comedy of manners filled with double-dealing, cross-dressing and competition for affection comments on war life and is right for audiences who love drama.