Check out these upcoming shows in the SC4 Fine Arts Theatre.
Tickets are $7 for adults; free for SC4 students with a Skippers OneCard as available at the door and free for Kindergarten through 12th grade when accompanied by an adult.
Actors include SC4 students, faculty and alumnus. Tom Kephart is director.
5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 (audience talkback following)7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 177:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 182 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19
The SC4 Players will present this new and shocking version of the classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror. Henry Jekyll's experiments with powders and tinctures have brought forth his other self - Edward Hyde, a villain free to commit the sins he is too civilized to comprehend. The play is adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, from the novella Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. Recommended for mature audiences (PG-13).
5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4 (audience talkback following)7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 57:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 62 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7
This play by Ken Ludwig is set in 1934. The Cleveland Grand Opera Company is primed to welcome world-famous Tito Morelli, Il Stupendo, the greatest tenor of his generation, to appear as Othello. The star arrives late and, through a hilarious series of mishaps, is thought to be dead. In a frantic attempt to salvage the evening, another man fools the audience into thinking he's Il Stupendo. It succeeds until Morelli comes to and gets into his other costume ready to perform. General audiences.
5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19 (audience talkback following)7:30 p.m. Friday, March 207:30 p.m. Saturday, March 212 p.m. Sunday, March 22
In this play by Rebecca Gilman, Theresa Bedell is a successful reporter in New York who loves the life she has made for herself. Things change when she agrees to go on a blind date. Tony is attractive and funny, but after a second date she is convinced they have nothing in common. Tony thinks otherwise. What at first seems like persistence grows into obsession and Theresa's annoyance turns to terror. Ultimately, she must fight to save herself. Recommended for mature audiences (R).
5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 14 (audience talkback following)7:30 p.m. Friday, May 157:30 p.m. Saturday, May 162 p.m. Sunday, May 17
The Fantasticks is a funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, two fathers and a wall. The narrator, El Gallo, asks the audience to use their imagination and follow him into a world of moonlight and magic. The boy and girl fall in love, grow apart, and finally, find their way back to each other after realizing the truth in the words "without a hurt, the heart is hollow." Book by Tom Jones, music by Harvey Schmidt, lyrics by Tom Jones, based on Les Romanesques by Edmond Rostand. General audiences.