|Event Name:||University Theatre Players Presents - Experimental Relief|
|Event Description:||The University Theatre Players Presents Experimental Relief on November 29th-December 1st at 7:30 pm, and December 2nd at 2:00 pm. General Admission is $5. For more information about tickets, call the box office at 803-641-3305. This play is for mature audiences, as it contains strong language and subject matter. Come out for a night of 10-minute plays written and directed by students. From issues with fidelity to pranks gone too far, Experimental Relief provides a range of comedy and drama for all audience members to enjoy.
Senior Fine Arts major Andrew Spencer is directing Lifeboat, written by senior Fine Arts major De'On Turner. Sometimes pranks can go too far, but can it ruin a marriage? Senior Fine Arts major Roy Watkins is directing The Magic Touch, written by senior History major student Mo Pruiett. What happens when a girl believes that she could kill anyone by a simple touch, so she resorts to wearing gloves all her life? Senior Fine Arts major Carlee McClary is directing Creative Distance, written by senior Selin Wayne. Two strangers with different sexualities meet outside of a gay club, and the two realize that they may have more in common than they think. December Graduate Meg O'Donnell is directing Beer Girl, written by Walter Wykes. An alcoholic decided he's found the girl of his dreams, the only thing is, she's made completely out of beer cans. December Graduate Savannah Faulkner is directing World's Greatest Worst Show, written by senior Fine Arts major Andrew Spencer. An untalented Emcee tries his best to host a theatrical show, but the stage manager has had enough.
Student and playwright De'On Turner says that having his play performed on stage is "a surreal feeling to witness all of my hard work and creativity be illustrated by some talented actors and directed by one of my peers. That feeling is one of the biggest motivators for me to continue to write new shows." Savannah Faulkner, one of the student directors talks about directing as "An amazing opportunity to bring a peer's hard work come to life on stage. It's such a fulfilling experience to stage and direct a show that has never been directed before."
|Event Class:||Arts & Culture|
|Contact Person or Organization:||The Etherredge Center|
|Start Date/Time:||11/29/2018 7:30 PM|
|End Date/Time:||12/1/2018 9:30 PM|
|Directions:||The Etherredge Center
Room 103 - O'Connell Theatre
471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801