Conservatory of Theatre Arts: “Dinner With Friends” April 6-8

| March 28, 2012

Conservatory students and Carlee Avery and Scott James Smith perform in "Dinner with Friends."

Webster University‚Äôs Conservatory of Theatre Arts presents “Dinner with Friends,” by Donald Margulies, winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The production will be directed by Michael P. Raymond.

The production runs from April 6 – 8, on Stage III, Webster Hall. Curtain times are 7:30 p.m. on Friday; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday; and 2 p.m. only on Sunday.

Admission is $12 for the general public, $6 for senior adults and students and free to Webster students, faculty and staff with current Webster I.D.For reservations, call the Fine Arts Hotline at 314- 968-7128. This play contains strong language.

Gabe and Karen, a happily married couple, have been friends with married couple Tom and Beth for many years. While having dinner at Gabe and Karen’s home one night, Beth tearfully reveals that she is getting a divorce from Tom, who has been unfaithful.

The story is not just a thoughtful study on divorce, but a turbulent meditation on the minefield of middle age, exposing the same, universal insecurities that people face every time there are shattering changes in their lives.

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