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Blending comedy and drama together, Bonnets attacks inherited trauma head-on, providing characters that react like real people. The play, which opens on Nov. 16 and deals with themes of addiction, inheritance and womanhood, was written and directed by Julia May Jonas, professor of playwriting at Skidmore.
Professor Larry Opitz is the director of Janet Kinghorn Bernhard’s (JKB) mainstage play this semester. And if Skidmore is going to put on a Shakespearean play, no one is better to direct it than Opitz. With Julius Caesar opening this week, students, faculty, and community members will be able to see for themselves the intricate world and knowledge of detail inherent in any of his productions.
Celebrated Irish playwright Marina Carr’s HECUBA will see its American premiere at Skidmore College, having been produced only once before at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon. Off-Broadway director and National Endowment for the Arts Fellow Ian Belton returns to his alma mater to direct the adaptation.