University Concert Series presents Licorice Schtick, 7:30 p.m. tonight

October 22, 2007

SAINT LEO, FLA. – Saint Leo University will present Neil Simon's play "The Good Doctor" on Friday, Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., in Selby Auditorium, located on the main campus of Saint Leo University.

University Concert Series presents Licorice Schtick, 7:30 p.m. tonight David McGinnis, assistant professor of English and theatre, will direct "The Good Doctor." The play is based on the stories of Russian playwright Antov Chekhov. A sampling of the stories in "The Good Doctor" include a clerk driven mad with fear, a governess in unpaid servitude, and bank employees tortured by a woman's nagging.

The student actors include Nick Nunes '09 (English writing), Daniel Salahuddin '10 (biology), Anna Johnson '09 (English), Lori Perreault '08 (English theatre), Anna Johnson '09 (English), Sidney Carlan '08 (English theatre), Joseph Pless '10 (political science), Julia Teal '10 (international studies), Daniel Losey '09 (political science and international studies), Anthony Bommarito '10 (management), Amber Robinson '07 (criminal justice), Emily Belvo '08 (English theatre), Eva Slepecky '11 (communications), Brittany Komon '11 (English writing), Josh Porthouse '10 (management), and John Rizzo '08 (elementary education).

The stage crew members are Cassandra Millhouse '08 (psychology) and Jessica O'Keefe '10 (undeclared), stage managers; Anthony Bommarito '10 (management), assistant director; Josh Porthouse '10 (management), master carpenter; and Sidney Carlan '08 (English theatre), master electrician.

Selby Auditorium is located on the Saint Leo University Campus on State Road 52, four miles east of Interstate 75 (exit 285), just north of Tampa, Fla. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information or directions, call (352) 588-8572.    

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