The Clare Rose Playhouse Presents “The Retreat from Moscow”

February 06, 2015

Patchogue, N.Y. – February 6, 2015 – The Clare Rose Playhouse, a community theater on the Long Island Campus of St. Joseph’s College (SJC), will continue its 30th anniversary season with the drama, The Retreat from Moscow. The show will run from February 20 through March 8, 2015.

In The Retreat from Moscow by William Nicholson, a husband finally decides to be completely truthful in his marriage. His wife and son take the emotional journey with him and their lives are never the same. Secrets are revealed and a marriage spanning three decades comes to a painful end.

Individual tickets for this show are priced at $15; $12 for students and seniors. Show times are 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, call the box office at 631.654.0199 or visit

The Clare Rose Playhouse 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 SJC.

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.

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.