THEATRE FLOURISHES AT TCC
WITH GREEK TRAGEDY,
Left: Andrea Verlander as Medea;
Ezra Peterson as
Va. – (March 17, 2004) – Tidewater Community
College brings its theatrical talent to bear once again, from astute
technical production to quality performances, with Medea.
TCC Theatre will produce Euripides' classical Greek tragedy, Medea,
on March 24, 25, 26, 27 at 8 p.m. and March
28 at 2 p.m. at the
Studio Theatre and April 2, 3 at 8 p.m. at the
TCC Jeanne and George
Roper Performing Arts Center in Norfolk.
The all-TCC student cast is directed by Lisa Neely, and the all-TCC
student technical staff is directed by Matt Gorris.
For ticket reservations call 822-5219. Reservations are highly
recommended for the Studio Theatre performances, as seating is
limited. For the Roper Performing Arts Center performances, reservations
are not needed, and tickets will be sold at the box office. Tickets
are $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.
Tidewater Community College is the second largest
of the 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth of Virginia, enrolling
more than 34,000 students annually. The 37 th largest in the nationís
1,600 community-college network, TCC ranks among the 50 fastest-growing
large community colleges. † Founded in 1958 as a part of the Virginia
Community College System, the college serves the South Hampton Roads
region with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia
Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts
Center in the theater district in downtown Norfolk, the Visual Arts
Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth and a regional Advanced Technology
Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-three percent of the regionís residents
attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled