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SPECIAL DAYS focus of SCC Reader's Theatre

On Friday, September 30, the Somerset Community College Readers Theatre Company will present an evening of short plays from Seth Kramers collection titled Special Days about three different couples at different crossroads in their lives. The performance starts at 8:00 p.m. and will be held in Stoner Little Theatre, located on the SCC Somerset Campus. Admission is free and the public is invited.

The evening begins with Prelude to Thirty-Five. Rae has stormed out of Jays parents home on a bitterly cold winter evening and Jay follows her, trying to get her to put on her coat and talk things out. But Rae is in no mood to talk. Can this couple get back on track or will the evening end with a trip to the hospital? Kristan Ford of Monticello plays Rae and the role of Jay is played by John Alexander of Somerset in this vivid look at a couple teetering on the brink of commitment.

What do you do about Valentines Day when you are in the middle of a divorce or your spouse has passed away? That is the issue for friends since kindergarten, Lois and Gannon, played by Mary Volpi and Jason Baker, both from Somerset, in February 14th. Together Lois and Gannon try to make the best of a horrible day. Will these two friends discover something more about each other this February 14th or is just getting through the day is the best these two can hope for?

Its the biggest day of Caseys life and shes locked on a roof across the street from the church where her wedding is supposed to be starting. Harold, the guy who got them into this mess, must come up with a plan to save the day or face the fact that he just ruined Caseys wedding. Aaron Whitehead of Somerset plays Harold and Emily Singleton of Casey County plays Casey in Speak Now.

Lillie Eastham, the daughter of Craig and Donna Eastham of Somerset, is the Narrator for the evening. Ron Mace, SCC communications instructor, will run the light and sound boards for the production.

These plays are produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. For further information about the Readers Theatre production, please email the director, Sherry Crabtree, at sherry.crabtree@kctcs.edu or call her at (606) 451-6766.

Somerset Community College is a comprehensive two-year institution of higher education. SCC has campuses in Somerset and London, and centers in Clinton, McCreary, Casey, and Russell Counties. The website is somerset.kctcs.edu. For admission and registration information, call toll free at (877) 629-9722.