FSC theatre department presents "I Hate Hamlet"
LAKELAND, Fla. (March 18, 2005) - Florida Southern's theatre department presents the comedy "I Hate Hamlet" in the Loca Lee Buckner Theatre on the Florida Southern campus. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. April 7-9 and April 14-16; matinees start at 2:30 p.m. April 10 and April 17. Mary T. Albright of the theatre arts department directs the play.
"I Hate Hamlet," written by Paul Rudnick, opened on Broadway in 1991 to favorable reviews. The play follows a popular Hollywood television actor who relocates to New York and rents legendary actor John Barrymore's gothic apartment in Greenwich Village. The young star, invited to play the role of Hamlet on stage, finds his apartment haunted by the ghost of Barrymore, whose performance as Hamlet was considered the greatest of his time.
Tickets are $15. FSC students are admitted free. Non-FSC students pay half price. For ticket information, please contact the Branscomb Auditorium box office at (863) 680-4296.
About Florida Southern College
Founded in 1885, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive, United Methodist college with a liberal arts core. The college maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 38 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio, provides strong student/faculty mentorship programs, boasts 24 NCAA Division II national championships, and is ranked by U. S. News and World Report as one of the top ten Southern Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelors. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is the home of the world's largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.