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The cast has been selected and rehearsals have begun.
â€śBlack Comedyâ€ť by Peter Shaffer will be performed as a fundraiser to help restore the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium.
The play is about Brindsley Miller, a young sculptor and his debutante fiancĂ©e Carol Melkett. The couple have borrowed some expensive, antique furniture from his neighbor Haroldâ€™s flat without his permission in order to impress an elderly millionaire art collector coming to view Brindsleyâ€™s work, and Carolâ€™s father Colonel Melkett. When the power fails, Harold returns early, and Brindsleyâ€™s ex-mistress Clea shows up unexpectedly, things slide into disaster for him.
Performance dates are July 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. each night. Tickets will be $5 per person with children 5 and under free. For more information, contact Katy at 325-436-1510.
The cast for Black Comedy is as follows: Brindsley: Aaron Williamson, Hermleigh graduate; Carol: Schyler Kimbrell, Highland graduate; Harold: Jordan Garza, Highland graduate; Miss Furnival: Donna Shelton, Sweetwater graduate & resident; Colonel: Brandon Stevens, Highland student; Clea: Jessica Smith, Highland graduate; Schuppanzigh: Preston Rowlett, Highland graduate & Stephen F. Austin student; Bamberger: Jeff Stein, KXOX; Director/Coordinator: Katy Fullwood, Highland graduate & Texas A&M University student; Stage Manager: Alice Bell, Highland student.