(March 22, 2002) - Florida Southern's theater department presents
its final performance of the season, "Foxfire," in the
Buckner Theater on campus. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. April
4-6, and 11-13; matinees start at 2:30 p.m. April 6, 7, 13 and 14.
written by actor Hume Cronyn and British children's author Susan
Cooper, is loosely based on the "Foxfire" books, a series
of recollections on Appalachian folklore. Real-life husband and
wife Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy performed the play on Broadway
Set in northern
Georgia, the story follows Annie Nations, a widow coping with the
loss of her husband and resisting pressure from developers and her
son to sell her beloved farm. Although she lives alone, she is not
really alone. The memory of her husband is so strong that he materializes
frequently to her - and the audience - with prickly comments on
his family's conduct.
$12. 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.
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.