Young love faces tests in 'Much Ado'

William Shakespeare’s young lovers Claudio (Thomas Oliverio) and Hero (Marti Flicker) face many a roadblock to matrimony from villainy in SUNY Oswego’s production of the comedy “Much Ado About Nothing.”

Young lovers in Much Ado productionThe play previews at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in Tyler Hall’s Waterman Theatre and opens at 8 p.m. Friday, April 20. The theatre department’s spring production also runs at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 21 and 28, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 29.

Gary Izzo, a 1980 theatre alumnus and veteran playwright and producer, will direct the student cast and lead the faculty and student crew for the play, focused on a lovers’ trap in the Italian Renaissance.

Tickets are available at all SUNY Oswego box offices, online at http://tickets.oswego.edu and by calling 315-312-2141.

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(Posted: Apr 12, 2012)

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