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September 23, 2018

‘Arcadia’ Merges Past, Present In Two-Time Tony Winner

OSWEGO, NY – The SUNY Oswego theater department’s spring play, “Arcadia,” merges past and present in a two-time Tony-award-winning script from acclaimed British playwright Tom Stoppard, entering its second and final weekend on the stage in Hewitt Union ballroom.

'Arcadia' Merges Past, Present

‘Arcadia’ Merges Past, Present

The piece by Stoppard — whose “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern” reached a large audience at Oswego previously — “is a play of wit, intellect, language, brio and … emotion,” wrote the New York Times’ Vincent Canby.

The boundaries of time slip to and fro as early-19th-century prodigy Thomasina Coverly (Anna Richardson, left) knows and intuits things about physics and mathematics well ahead of her time, while her less-perceptive counterpart in the present, Chloe Coverly (Morgan Rae Noone), argues that sex is the force disturbing the order of the universe.

The play curtains at 7:30 p.m. May 2, and ends its run with a 2 p.m. matinee on May 3.

Tickets are available at tickets.oswego.edu, via campus box offices or by calling 315-312-2141.

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