"R.U.R." to be presented on OC stage
Friday, February 8, 2008
The Oklahoma Christian University
(OC) theater department will open the spring semester with a production of "R.U.R."
Directed by Dr. Barrett Huddleston, performances will run February 15-16 and
This early twentieth-century play, concerns
artificial workers that exhibit genuine desires and emotions. After the arrival
of Helena Glory, humanitarian, libertarian and ingénue, a group of scientists
and their lifelike creations go "topsy-turvy" with sometimes
hilarious, sometimes suspenseful results. The play also serves as a cautionary
tale that speaks to the importance of preserving a spiritual foundation in an
increasingly mechanized world.
Performances at 8 p.m. in Judd
Theatre. A special "Talk-back" will be hosted by the Cast and Crew on
opening night after the performance. This talk-back will be free and open to
The show is suitable for ages 12 and
Cast members include Matthew Arnold,
Nick Aspey, Lydia Carlton, Clinton Corley, Lisa Curry, Brent Merrill, Rebecca
Montgomery and Matthew Miller.
Tickets are on sale at the OC Box
office and can be purchased in person or by calling 425-5540 or 425-5530. Box
office hours are Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m.
"Broken Glass" will close
out the theater season running April 10-12.