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SCC Spring Play Production Opens April 12; Tickets on Sale April 8

Apr 05, 2013 - | 02:31 PM -

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From the Costume Parade for "Sketches!" 2013. James Rose and Doug Silvers in "The Business Plan."
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From the Costume Parade for "Sketches!" 2013. Aaron Whitehead and Chris Harris in "Architect."
Tickets will soon be on sale for Somerset Community College Theatre’s spring production of “Sketches!” The evening of short comic sketches will be presented in SCC’s Stoner Little Theatre on Friday and Saturday, April 12th and 13th at 8 p.m.

Tickets for the production are $4 each when purchased in advance at SCC’s box office which will be open for business on Monday, April 8. The box office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tickets are $6 each when purchased at the door.

“Sketches!” has become a spring tradition at SCC. Each year, director Steve Cleberg selects, from over a hundred submissions from across the United States, the best comic sketches to suit the actors who audition for a spot in the spring production. This year, four short comedies will be performed by seven actors, most of them doing double duty, and interspersed with the comic stylings of John Alexander.

The first sketch of the evening focuses on a bizarre set of circumstances at an innocent evening of dining at a Chinese restaurant. You may want to reconsider opening your fortune cookie after viewing this hilarious short comedy. The cast for the short sketch entitled “Misfortune” by Mark Harvey Levine is made up of three SCC students Katie Lowe, James Rose and Caitlyn Wheeler. There are also appearances by Doug Silvers and Dana Floro.

The second comedy, “Architect” by  Robert T. Fields takes a look at a meeting between a client and an architect. The meeting takes a comically surreal turn as the client reveals his identity and the mission he has planned for the architect. Aaron Whitehead and Chris Harris play the client and architect, respectively.

In the third short sketch entitled, “The Business Plan” by Philip Hall, two good old boys, Bo and Lester, become inspired by the possibility of going into business together. The role of Lester will be played by Doug Silvers. SCC student James Rose role will take the role of Bo.

The evening will conclude with a short sketch entitled, “Answer the Question, Iris” written by playwrights Stefanie DeLeo and Jenifer Menedis . The sketch takes place in a psychiatrist’s office where Iris, played by SCC student Katie Lowe, has come to Harry, played by Aaron Whitehead, for assistance. Doug Silver also appears in the sketch.

Tickets will go on sale on Monday, April 8. Contact Sherry Crabtree at (606) 451-6766 for more information. Credit cards and checks, made payable to Somerset Community College, are accepted. Children under the age of four will not be admitted. For further information, contact the director at Steve.Cleberg@kctcs.edu.