Set in 1945, a group of artists and one "elderly woman of unbalanced mental capacity" work to stop a greedy profiteer and his gang of villains from blowing up Paris to search for oil. It is an iconic tale of finding joy in an environment that is overwhelmed with a challenge of beauty vs. greed.
Ilona is an actress, seamstress, stage manager, designer, and director from Connecticut. After transferring to Franciscan, she has participated in the theatre department through these various roles and has loved every moment of it.
The Tragedy of Richard III is based loosely on the final stretch of England’s War of the Roses, a series of battles between the House of York and the House of Lancaster that lasted many years.
This play tells a light-hearted story of a small oil business's struggle to stay afloat amidst the fast-paced companies building up around them. Directed by two students, Brigita Ruta and Thomas Bodoh, this play contains mistaken identity, hidden love, and so much more!
A highly celebrated play, Kate Hamill’s adaption of Austen’s beloved novel has been celebrated as inventive, faithful and hilarious, one of the best adaptations of this classic tale.
Two Gentlemen of Verona is about two best friends, Proteus and Valentine. They travel to Milan where they both fall in love with Silvia. Silvia loves Valentine, but Proteus pursues her despite the fact he has a girlfriend at home. The story that unfolds is both comedic and heart-warming to audiences of all ages.
THE VISIT defies easy categorization. Often called a tragicomedy, it is both darkly funny and disturbingly ominous. It tells the story of a down and out town that must choose between the millions offered to it by a now-wealthy former citizen, Claire Zachanassian, and the life of the town’s most popular citizen on whose head Claire has placed a bounty.