PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – JANUARY 27, 2013 – The Clare Rose Playhouse, a community theater on the Long Island Campus of St. Joseph’s College (SJC), will continue its 2013-14 season with the roaring comedy Alone Together. The show will run from February 21 through March 9.
Alone Together, by Lawrence Roman, is a two-act play that resembles those classic Broadway comedies of the 50s and 60s. After their children have finally left home, a middle-aged couple, George and Helene Butler, are alone together. However, their empty nest does not stay vacant for long, as all three sons come stumbling back home after experiencing struggles in the real world. Throughout the play, George and Helene battle to push their sons out again.
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, call the box office at 631.654.0199.
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 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.