FARMINGTON – Theatre UMF’s Spring Festival 2005 will feature one-act plays, directed by the intermediate directing class members, and a full-length play, “Jake’s Women,” by Neil Simon.

The Spring Festival one-acts will be presented at 7:30 p.m. April 6, 8 and 9 and at 2 p.m. April 10. “Jake’s Women” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. April 7 and at 2 p.m. April 9.

Tickets: $6 for adults, $5 for non-UMF students, $3.50 for seniors, children. Call 778-7465.

“A.M.L.” by Jaquelyn Reingold, is directed by senior Megan Curry. It is the story of one woman’s experience with her fiancée’s cancer. The woman is played by five actresses, each representing a different stage of the illness and of the relationship.

“The Problem” by A. R. Gurney Jr., directed by Gary Thayer, is a comical tale about a wife telling her husband she is pregnant. What makes this difficult is that the child is not his.

“Safe Sex” by Harvey Fierstein, is about two male lovers, confronting their relationship problems. The play takes place during the height of the late 1980s AIDS scare. The play is directed by Crystal Woehrle.

“Small World” by Tracy Scott Wilson is directed by Erica Shields. Who’s dated whom? That’s the question of the day in this crazy story of six college students on different dates.

In “Jake’s Women,” Jake, a successful novelist, faces a marital crisis by daydreaming about the women in his life, past and present. Directed by Dr. Andrea Southard, this is a Neil Simon romp full of wit and fun.

and fun.


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