West End Student Theatre / Theatre Arts Program to Present ‘Sylvia’

by Michelle Fry, Student Marketing Director

Montgomery County Community College West End Student Theatre and Theatre Arts Program will present “Sylvia,” a comedy by A.R Gurney, on Nov. 29 and 30 and Dec.1 at 8 p.m. in the South Hall Community Room, 101 College Drive, Pottstown.

Enjoy a funny romantic tale of unconditional love between man, wife…and dog. When Greg brings home Sylvia, a stray mutt with a charm all her own, his wife Kate discovers she has competition from man’s best friend. This play contains adult themes and language.

“Sylvia” is a rousing comedy by A. R. Gurney, best known for the Broadway hit comedies “Love Letters,” “The Cocktail Hour,” and “The Dining Room.”

The performance is directed by Tim Gallagher and Assistant Director and Stage Manager Jess Tanksley.  It is produced through special arrangement with Dramatist Play Service Inc. All elements of production were created and built by students of West End Student Theatre.

The cast includes Haley Johnston, Ryland X. Beck, Cordilia Arcay, Damon Fernandez, Alison Pikalyak, Leyna Gilleland. The production staff includes Jess Tanksley, Brittany Berry, Morgan Hawk, Sharii Nelson, Scott MacNeill, Michelle Fry, Ashley Martin, Sarah Katein, Christopher Lang, and Derek Bartlette. Tim Gallagher serves as the adviser of West End Student Theatre.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and students.  For information and tickets, visit www.mc3.edu/livelyarts or call 215-641-6518. Parking is available at South Hall, 101 College Drive.

West Campus students rehearse “Sylvia.” Photo by Sandi Yanisko

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