*For Immediate Press Release*
Play Opens Spring Festival of Arts
-released by OPSU Campus Communications 04-14-05
In conjunction with the Spring Festival of the Arts, a comedy - The Lady Who Cried Fox - will be presented on Thursday, April 21 at 7:30; on Sunday, April 24 at 3; and Monday, April 25 at 7. All performances will be held in the Hughes-Strong Hall Auditorium. Price of admission is $1 for OPSU students with ID, $5 for adults, and $3 for senior citizens and children under 12.The play, set in New York City in the 1970s, features OPSU students, faculty, and an alumnus. Lauren Meyer of Guymon portrays Maggie Clayton, the long-suffering wife of a frustrated English professor turned Shakespearean actor. Her unfaithful husband, Louis, is played by Tito Aznar, a member of the OPSU English faculty. Maggie’s best friend, the effervescent blonde Sunny, is played by Kelsey Patterson from Guymon. Tyler Puryear, another Guymonite, plays Maggie’s bizarre research scientist roommate, Hannibal Milano. Ike, the friendly deli man who works above Maggie’s apartment, is portrayed by Troy Morris from Sunray, Texas. Eventually, two couples work out their differences and find love in each others’ arms. The Lady Who Cried Fox, written by Edward Clinton, is performed with the permission of the Samuel French Company.Other Spring Festival of the Arts events include a performance of The Messiah by the OPSU Concert Choir at the First Baptist Church, 2201 N. Lelia in Guymon on Sunday, April 24th at 8:00 p.m. On Tuesday, April 26th, the OPSU Concert Band, Concert Choir and Chamber singers will entertain in Hughes-Strong Auditorium at 7:00 p.m., and OPSU students will also perform monologues.
On Wednesday at noon, Arts on the Plaza will be presented along with Raku pottery firing. Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in Hughes-Strong auditorium is Readers’ Theatre and a Faculty Recital. West Side Story will be shown for classic film night in Hughes-Strong auditorium on Friday at 7:00.m. Spring Festival of the Arts activities conclude Saturday night, April 30th at 7:00 p.m. in the Wild Horse Art Gallery with an OPSU Art Gala.