Eric LaRocca | Staff Writer
At 7 pm on Friday, March 4th, the WCSU theatre department will begin its run of Tennessee Williams’ classic play, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” The production will be presented on the Main Stage of the Visual and Performing Arts Center located on the University’s Westside campus.
In recent years, the WCSU theatre department has become one of the most celebrated and lauded programs at the university. Thanks to an outstanding ensemble of actors, musicians, technicians, etc. the program has flourished with praise from the student body and members of the local community.
“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” is perhaps one of 20th century playwright Tennessee Williams’ most iconic and frequently produced pieces. Set in Mississippi, the play follows a Southern family in crisis and explores controversial themes such as, sexual identity, gender, mortality, and wealth.
The production will be directed by Sal Trapani and will feature a cast of students studying in the WCSU Theatre Department.
The preview night is Friday, March 4th at 7 pm. The show opens on Saturday, March 5th at 8 pm. The production follows with performances on Sunday March 6th at 2 pm, Friday March 11th at 8 pm, Saturday March 12that 2 pm & 8 pm, and Sunday March 13th at 2 pm.
Tickets can be purchased at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/cat-on-a-hot-tin-roof-tickets-20706865793.