Texas A&M University-Kingsville

First Drama Performance Looks At 30-Somethings Trying To Grow Up

KINGSVILLE - September 25, 2008

Contact: Julie Navejar
julie.navejar@tamuk.edu or 361-593-2590

Savage in Limbo to hit the stage Oct. 1, 2, 5

Savage In Limbo

The first entry in this year’s theatre season at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Savage in Limbo, will hit the stage Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 1-2 and Sunday, Oct. 5, in the lab theatre in room 123 of the Drama Arts Building. Performances Wednesday and Thursday begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday’s matinee will start at 2:30 p.m. Admission is $3.

Savage in Limbo, written by John Patrick Shanley, is a dramatic comedy that explores the hopes and dreams of a group of rootless young losers who congregate at an anonymous bar in the Bronx, hoping to find respite from the drabness of their lives.

Dr. Patrick Faherty, associate professor of communications and theater arts, will direct the play. Olivia Cervantes and Michelle Flores, both freshman theatre arts major from Alice play April and Savage, respectively. The part of Linda is played by Lorraine Rodriguez, a senior theatre and journalism major from Laredo. Sophomore Xavier Garza portrays Tony and Junior James Taylor Maupin is Murk. Both are theatre and history majors from Falfurrias. The stage manager is Cassandra Clarke, a junior theatre arts major from Three Rivers.

Rodriguez and Maupin have previous theatre experience in the A&M-Kingsville performances of Somewhere in Between and Our Lady of the Tortilla. Clarke performed in Steel Magnolias and Tartuffe.

Because of the subject matter and strong language, this play is not suitable for children under 17.

For more information, call 361-593-3401.

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