February 10, 1999
Geneva, NY — “Out Cry” by Tennessee Williams will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 4 – 6, at the Bartlett Theatre, Coxe Hall, on the Hobart and William Smith Colleges campus. Robert F. Gross, professor of English and director of the Bartlett Theatre, will direct. General admission is $5, and the public is invited to attend.
“Out Cry” tells the story of two desperate actors, a sister and brother, who arrive in a seemingly deserted “state theater in an unknown state,” and begin to perform a play about a much younger set of siblings struggling against forbidden desire and self-destruction in a small Southern town.
These performances offer a passionate, poetic evening of theater, as well as a rare opportunity to see a late masterpiece by one of America's most influential and best-loved playwrights. The roles of the brother and sister will be played by Daniel Sears and Kelly Bremner, both veterans of a number of Bartlett Theatre and Phoenix Players productions. Between the two of them they have worked on almost every production during the past four years.
Gross has directed productions of Williams's “Small Craft Warnings” and “Suddenly Last Summer” in the Bartlett Theatre in previous years, and has published essays on “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” and “Suddenly Last Summer.”
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