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SWOSU Theatre Opens with The Drawer Boy
September 18, 2006
Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s theatre is set to open its 2006-07 season with The Drawer Boy.
The Drawer Boy runs September 27-30 under the guidance of Steve Strickler and Paul Shaffer. All performances are at 7:30 p.m. in the Old Science Building Auditorium. Admission is $3 for adults, $1.50 for non-SWOSU students, and free for individuals with an SWOSU I.D. card. Additional ticket information is available by calling 580-774-3240.
Strickler said the production will travel to Lawton later this year for the state Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.
The Drawer Boy, by Michael Healey, has only three characters: two farmers – Angus and Morgan – and Miles, an urban individual who is an actor staying with Morgan and Angus to learn about farming so that he can write a play about it. What starts out as a comedic look at these two lifestyles clashing, soon takes a quick turn to reveal a much more serious insight to the intriguing life of the two farmers.
The three SWOSU student actors include Samuel Jennings, Oklahoma City, as Morgan; Jess Moore, Burns Flat, as Angus; and Mark Henry, Cordell, as Miles.