The Clare Rose Playhouse Presents “Vanities”

February 13, 2011

PATCHOGUE, NY February 14, 2011 The Clare Rose Playhouse, a community theater located on the Long Island Campus of St. Josephs College, will continue its 2010-11 season with Jack Heifners "Vanities. The show will run February 25 through March 13.

A three-character comedy by playwright Jack Heifner, "Vanities is a coming of age story that follows the lives of three small town Southern girlfriends from Texas as they journey through adolescence to womanhood in the 60s and 70s from cheerleaders to sorority sisters to independent women. Author of more than 25 plays, "Vanities is one of Heifners best known pieces of work and has one of the longest-running streaks in Off-Broadway history.

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.

The Clare Rose Playhouse, which serves as a major teaching facility for the Colleges 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. Josephs 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 Colleges 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.