Concord University News
For Immediate Release: 
Mar 25 2003

Oh, Figaro! Romantic Comedy at Concord Wednesday, April 9

Athens, W.Va. - Concord College Artist Lecture Series presents The National Theatre of the Deaf, April 9 at 8 p.m. in the Main Theatre of the Alexander Fine Arts Center.

The National Theatre of the Deaf was founded in 1967 and is the oldest continually producing and touring theatre company in the United States. Their professional acting company is made up of both deaf and hearing artists working together as an ensemble.

They will be performing Oh, Figaro!, a romantic comedy based on the Pierre de Beaumarchais classic French farces, The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro.

The show begins in present day New York allowing the audience to meet Figaro, a playful jack-of-all-trades who has gone from barber to horse doctor to romantic lover amidst the sensual surroundings of Spanish Harlem where romantic rivalries begin.

This performance is open to the public. Ticket prices are $5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens and $2 for Non-Concord students.

This program is presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission on Arts.

For more information, contact the Concord College box office, 1-304-384-5101, boxoffice@concord.edu

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Concord College Notes: Persons with disabilities should contact Rick Dillon, 1-304-384-5276 or Alice Dillon, 1-304-384-5177, if special accommodations are required for this event.

This press release was written by Lindsey Mullins. Lindsey is from Welch, W.Va. and is a senior majoring in Communication Arts with a concentration in public relations.

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