Hartwick College Theatre Arts Presents ‘I and You’

The Hartwick College Theatre Arts Department presents a Senior Project production of “I and You,” written by Lauren Gunderson. The performance will run from October 23 – 26 at 7 p.m. in the Lab Theatre of Bresee Hall on the College campus. Admission is free.

The production is directed by theatre arts major Jessica Feyler ’20, designed by Maya Pomazal-Flanders ’20, and stage managed by Tobin Santoro ’21. The cast includes April Bolster ’23 as Caroline and Chesachi Emeh ’23 as Anthony.

“‘I and You’ takes place in the bedroom of Caroline, who is homebound due to her illness,” according to Playscript.com. “Her world is shaken up one afternoon when Anthony arrives unexpectedly at her door bearing a beat-up copy of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, an urgent assignment from their English teacher. Caroline is as quick and sardonic as Anthony is athletic, sensitive, and popular. As these two let down their guard and share their secrets, this seemingly mundane poetry project unlocks a much deeper mystery that has brought them together. ‘I and You’ is an ode to youth, life, love, and the strange beauty of human connectedness.”

“By the close, Gunderson has guided us toward a sublime transfiguration that encompasses Leaves of Grass, John Coltrane, Jerry Lee Lewis, space and time, bodies and spirits, death and rebirth,” said The New Yorker.

To reserve tickets or for additional information call 607-431-4227 or email theatre@hartwick.edu.

Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,200 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick’s expansive curriculum emphasizes an experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a distinctive January Term, a wide range of internships, and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for not just their first jobs, but for the world ahead. A Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable.

Contact:     David Lubell
E-mail:        lubelld@hartwick.edu
Phone:        607-431-4031

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