North Central College students stage four performances of the comedy “Somebody/Nobody” Jan. 16-19.
The performances will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday Jan. 16-18 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19 in the College’s Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $10/adults and $8/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
Written by renowned playwright Jane Martin, “Somebody/Nobody” takes direct aim at America’s culture of celebrity. The hilarious and high-energy play focuses around teen sensation Sheena Keener, darling of the press, as she hides from the paparazzi in the humble abode of a naïve country bumpkin who idolizes her.
The production is directed by North Central College professor of theatre Deborah Harris.
The cast for “Somebody/Nobody” features (role, actor):
Loli: Taylor Calderone, a junior sociology and theatre major from Mishawaka, IN
Sheena: Megan O’Neill, a senior theatre major from Naperville
Joe Don: Anthony James, a senior theatre and psychology major from Quincy
Galaxy: Amanda Peck, a junior theatre major from Woodridge
Stalker: Adam Sehr, a sophomore political science major from Plainfield
Beverly: Zoe Roechner, a freshman musical theatre major from Joliet
North Central College offers majors in theatre or musical theatre and a minor in dance. A full range of acting and dance classes is available, as well as opportunities to direct a full-length production. Students of all majors can participate in musical and nonmusical performances, actor showcases and one-act plays and performances in the College’s four theatre venues. Full-time professors and active professionals who are artist-teachers serve as faculty. Visit northcentralcollege.edu/majors/theatre to learn more about studying theatre at North Central College