By Sarah Pride.
Patrick Henry College
Cast and crew of Eden Troupe's Twelfth Night, spring 2009
“We’ve been doing a lot of musicals and more fun plays lately, and I thought it was time to return to the classics,” shares Blacklock. “In addition, I have loved Shakespeare ever since I began reading him; the beautiful language of his plays, coupled with their gripping story lines, just can’t be matched.”
Members of cast from Christmas Carol, winter 2010
Blacklock, a member of the executive board, has served both behind the scenes on crew and in the cast. In her first semester on campus she performed the leading role of Susie Hendrix in Wait Until Dark.
“Participating in drama during school is exhausting and time-consuming, but I enjoy every minute of it,” she says. “I’m not certain about this yet, but it’s a field I would definitely consider entering upon graduation.”
This semester’s performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream will run at 7:00 p.m. March 29, 30, and 31 – Thursday through Saturday. There will also be a 2:00 p.m. matinee on Saturday, March 31. Regular ticket price is $8, or $6 for PHC faculty, students and staff. Audience members who choose to watch the play again will have the option to buy half-price tickets to later performances at the door.