The Fine Arts Department at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO) is preparing for their first production of the 2013-2014 season, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee. The show will open on Oct. 10 @ 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium, and will continue its run Oct.11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 13 @ 2 p.m. The play is directed by NEO’s Director of Theatre, Barbara George, and will be presented in the Fine Arts Auditorium. Prices are $10 for adults and $6 for seniors. No one under 18 will be admitted without parent or guardian, and, if so, will be charged the adult price. NEO students, faculty and staff are admitted free with ID.
Synopsis of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?: Winner of both the 1963 Tony Award for Best Play and the 1962–’63 New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Play, Edward Albee’s drama is a classic of American theatre. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? examines the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple, Martha and George. After a university faculty party, they receive an unwitting younger couple, Nick and Honey, as guests late one evening and draw them into their bitter and frustrated relationship.
This production is for ADULTS ONLY — Adult situations and language.
Appearing in the show as George is Alex Warstler, a sophomore and theatre major from Riverton, Kan. Martha will be played by Britany Geidl, a sophomore and music-theatre major from Jane, Mo. Chris Keithley, a sophomore and theatre major from Fairland, plays Nick, and Honey is played by Breann Divine, a freshman, and theatre major from Noel, Mo. Stage Manager/Assistant Director is Dominique Lindsey, a sophomore and theatre major from Little Rock, Ark. “Theatre NEO is very excited to present this show particularly because it is a classic of American theatre, and offers our student actors the opportunity to explore roles that they will not be eligible to play for several years, if at all,” George said. For more information feel free to contact Director of Theatre, Barbara George at email@example.com or call 918-540-6302.