PATCHOGUE, NY – OCTOBER 26, 2010 – The Clare Rose Playhouse, a community theater located on the Long Island Campus of St. Joseph’s College, will continue its 2010-11 season with Collected Stories, by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies. The show will run November 5 -21.
Collected Stories follows the relationship of two writers, an aging author with a romantic past and a young student who wants to benefit from and exploit the stories of her mentor. This interesting story of betrayal was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1997, but in 2000, Margulies actually won the Pulitzer Prize for his production of Dinner with Friends, which was later turned into a film for HBO.
Individual tickets for this show are priced at $15; $12 for students and seniors. Show times are 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, please call the box office at 631.654.0199.
ABOUT THE CLARE ROSE PLAYHOUSE
The Clare Rose Playhouse, which serves as a major teaching facility for the College’s Theater courses, is accessible via the South Service Road of Sunrise Highway, just east of Exit 52 (Waverly Avenue) in Patchogue, on the northeast corner of the campus of St. Joseph’s College. A former cottage converted in 1985 through the generosity and guidance of the man for whom it is named, the Playhouse serves as a major teaching facility for the College’s theater courses and a training ground for young actors. The Playhouse is the site of community theater productions of musicals, dramas, comedies, cabaret acts, musical performances, dance troupes and comedians.
About St. Joseph's College
St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 23 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs through its School of Arts and Sciences and its School of Professional and Graduate Studies.