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Harlequin Production of Cayuga Community College Announces Their Spring Show

DATE: 03-13-2014

Harlequin Productions of Cayuga Community College is pleased to announce their spring 2014 World Premiere production of The Draper’s Eye by Fengar Gael. This winner of the Manhattan Theatre Works Board Award will be presented on Thursday through Friday March 13-15 and March 20-22 all at 8 PM in the College’s Bisgrove Theatre. General admission is only $5 while students get the special price of only one Dollar!

Please note that Mature Language is used in the play.

The Draper’s Eye takes place in the garment district of New York City. Violinist Penelope Melton’s sister Portia has inoperable lung cancer. Portia spends her days staring out the window of her apartment at Spindle’s Fabric Shop. She not only notices a dark and handsome man as he dress the window with gorgeous fabrics but she sees feeble and infirm women going into the shop but not out! Portia sends Penelope to investigate; when she fails to come out Portia panics and goes down to the shop where she finally meets the mysterious Siegfried, a German physics prodigy. While exploring the store, Portia too vanishes but to where? Penelope begins her investigation into this disappearance but will she fall for the charms of Siegfried or will she too fall through the fabric of Spindles’ shop through a wormhole to another existence?

The all student cast is lead by veterans Kat Jordan (Tully HS) and Becky White (Southern Cayuga HS) as Penelope and Portia. The show also features Ashley Cornelius, Megan Schwartzwalder and Chris Dent (all Auburn HS) as Portia’s caretaker, her mother and a nosy photographer.

Lexi Tucker (Union Springs) and Evander Hummer (Mynderse) are the mysterious Spindles and Ed Gould (West Genesee) plays the flamboyant journalist Julian. Student Stage manager Ashley White works to keep this keep this assemblage on task!

An award winning production staff is together again. This group of talented designers received Best Overall Design at the BMI Design Competition for their production work for last springs: Love in the Insecurity Zone. The artistic staff includes Robert John Andrusko, sets; Brad McLean, lights; Matthew Ryan Limerick, costumes; and Stephen Hodge, Sound.  Skaneateles resident Bob Frame again takes the director’s chair. 

For further information contact Bob Frame at 315-294-8640 or framer@cayuga-cc.edu.