Campus News Release
Theatre Department Set to Present its Third Production of the Season
Release date: February 7, 2013FRANKLIN, Ind. The Franklin College Theatre Department is scheduled to perform Arthur Miller's "All My Sons" at 8 p.m. on March 13 through March 16 and at 2 p.m. on March 17. All performances will be in Théâtre Margot in the Johnson Center for Fine Arts, located at the corner of Branigin Blvd. and Grizzly Dr.
Before writing the classic "Death of a Salesman," one of America's greatest playwrights Arthur Miller created this timely story of the harsh realities of what can happen in the pursuit of the American dream. Joe Keller, the play's main character, has worked hard to provide for his family and give his sons all the things he never had. Yet his family is shattered when they discover the lengths to which he went to achieve financial security.
Robin Roberts, associate professor of theatre and chair of the Franklin College Fine Arts Department, will direct the play. Roberts has a master's degree in playwriting from Southern Illinois University and has directed and taught courses in theatre, speech and film at the University of Wisconsin-Marshfield, Clemson University in South Carolina and Hanover College in Indiana. Roberts is an award-winning playwright whose plays have been produced in South Carolina, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Washington, Wisconsin and New York. His play "Dilemmas with Dinner" was published by Playscripts, Inc.
General admission is $12. Admission is $8 for students and seniors (55 and older). Franklin College students, faculty and staff are admitted free with a valid Franklin College ID. Tickets may be reserved by calling (317) 738-8029, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (317) 738-8029 or (800) 852-0232, ext. 8029.
The following Franklin College students, faculty and staff are cast members:
Chad Teague, senior, son of Thomas Bailey of Morgantown, will be Joe Keller.
Kelsey Stouse, freshman, daughter of Gary and Sally Stouse of Paoli, will be Kate Keller.
Eric Brockett, sophomore, son of Mike Brockett of Indianapolis (46234) and Elizabeth Brockett of Indianapolis (46234), will be Chris Keller.
Hannah Ford, senior, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Ford of Evansville, will be Ann Deever.
Kole Christian, senior, son of Ms. Regina Christian of Plainfield, will be George Deever.
Josh Hyde, junior, son of Ms. Regina Hyde of Indianapolis (46254), will be Dr. Jim Bayliss.
Mollie Clark, sophomore, daughter of Roger Clark of Columbus, will be Sue Bayliss.
Alex Lancaster, junior, son of Mr. Thomas Lancaster of Lakeland, Florida, will be Frank Lubey.
Danielle Faczan, freshman, daughter of Jack and Melissa La Lone of New Carlisle, will be Lydia Lubey.
Jayden Crisafulli, age 8, son of staff members Susan and Nick Crisafulli of Franklin, will be Bert.
The following Franklin College students, faculty and staff are production crew members:
Jennifer Roseman, senior, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Roseman of Franklin, will be the stage manager.
Alix Hatfield, freshman, daughter of Jack and Tamara Hatfield of Las Vegas, Nev., and Michaele and Guillermo Salazar-Curiel of Franklin, will be the assistant stage manager.
Emily Meese, freshman, daughter of Deana Meese of Beech Grove, will be the light board operator.
Riika Rodriguez-Trittipo, sophomore, daughter of Kimberly Rice of Bargersville and granddaughter of Laura Gerde of Nineveh, will be the sound operator.
Jesse Hamilton, sophomore, son of Janice Schoolcraft of Martinsville, will work with props.
Amanda Creech, freshman, daughter of James and Wilma Creech of Seymour, will be the House Manager.
For more information contact Franklin College's Office of Marketing and Communications at (317) 738-8185.
Founded in 1834, Franklin College is a residential four-year undergraduate liberal arts institution with a scenic, wooded campus located 20 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis. The college prepares men and women for challenging careers and fulfilling lives through the liberal arts, offering its approximately 1,000 students 28 majors, 36 minors and eight pre-professional programs. In 1842, the college began admitting women, becoming the first coeducational institution in Indiana and the seventh in the nation. Franklin College maintains a voluntary association with the American Baptist Churches USA. For more information, visit www.franklincollege.edu.