CMU Theatre Department Presents A Far Country
Central Methodist University's Theatre Department will present A Far Country, a play by Henry Denker, on February 28 and March 1-3 in The Little Theatre on the Fayette campus.
The play begins at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday-Saturday nights and at 1:30 p.m. for the Sunday matinee. Tickets are $8 for adults and $2 for students.
InA Far Country, Dr. Sigmund Freud, preparing to leave Nazi-occupied Vienna in 1937, recalls the case that was the tipping point of his career. As he treated a woman who was paralyzed and unable to walk, he employed his ground-breaking tools of hypnosis and psychoanalysis to pinpoint the fear and longing that had prevented her recovery.
Dr. Mark Kelty, CMU associate professor of theatre arts, directs the play, assisted by Darrell Bailey (senior theatre arts major from Kansas City). Props and costumes are the purview of Dakota Gladbach (senior music education major from Brookfield), Shamika Pegue (senior biology major from Kansas City), and Jamie Rector (freshman music education major from Jefferson City).
The cast includes:
Kelson Rosbach (sophomore theatre education major, Columbia) as Dr. Sigmund Freud
Abby Bostic (junior theatre education major, Saint Louis) as Martha Bernays Freud
Jeff Byous (junior computer science major, Peculiar) as the Nazi
Jon Connor (freshman business major, Gravois Mills) as Gordon Douglas
Kelsey Forqueran (sophomore political science major, Malta Bend) as Kathy
Paul Davis (freshman theatre and English major, Hannibal) as Frederick Wohlmuth
Rebekah Monroe (freshman music major, Lebanon) as Amalie Freud
Amanda Avery (freshman education major, Kansas City) as Dolfi Freud
Kate Kellner (junior theatre and English major, Strafford) as Elizabeth von RitterSam Pummill (freshman business major, Versailles) as Dr. Joseph Breuer
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