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Theater at Tarleton opens with Neil Simon's Jake's Women

Tarleton State University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 13, 2013

STEPHENVILLE, Texas—Theatre at Tarleton returns for its first show of the 2013-2014 season with Jake’s Women, another comedic foray into the world of relationships by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon.

The play, directed by Mark Holtorf, will be at 7:30 p.m. each evening from Sept. 24-28 in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center Theater. It’s the first show in the remodeled theater.

In the play, Jake, a novelist who is more successful in fiction than in life, faces a marital crisis by dreaming about all of the women in his life.

Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for senior citizens, students, faculty and staff (with ID); and $5 for Tarleton students (with ID). The box office opens Sept. 16 and is open on weekdays from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. on opening night.

Prior to the opening night performance on Sept. 24, the Department of Fine Arts and the ULTRA Club will hold the annual ULTRA Club Dinner Theatre Evening at 5:30 p.m. with a reception and dinner. The club supports the fine arts at Tarleton. For information on joining the club, call Dayle Cox at 254-968-9291.

For more about the Department of Fine Arts, visit www.tarleton.edu/finearts/.

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Tarleton State University
A member of The Texas A&M University System

Contact: Lori LaRue
254-968-9639
larue@tarleton.edu

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