Amadeus strikes a chord

Fullerton College Hornet  - Mary Perez - Friday, October 9th, 1987

Amadeus, the thrilling history of, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, starring Andrew Lowery, took to the Fullerton College Main Stage;Oct. 8 for the start of a four-performance run.

As the fall opening of the '87-'88 FC Theatre season, the Tony Award-winning work by Peter Shaffer revolves around a confrontation between mediocrity and genius - a court musician and his young prodigy.

Special .guest star Dr. Paul J Little, who has been known for his great performances from King Arthur to, Don Quixote as well as spending 16 years as a professor of theatre arts and dance at the University of Redlands will play the role of Antonio Salieri, Mozart's jealous and neurotic adversary.

-Director Gary Krinke explained that Salieri does what any absolutely mediocre man would do when confronted with. a genius who has come to take his job away: he fights dirty and in destroying Mozart; arrives at his own tragic.rendezvous with madness.

Amadeus also stars Kimber Jerrils as Constanze; the wife of, Mozart, and "the gossips" are played by Lydia ·Dunn and Andrea West.

The show will continue through Oct. 18 with performances at 8 p.m.· and also a 2p.m. matinee in the Campus Theatre. General admission tickets are $5.00 and $4.00 for students with AS. cards and senior citizens.

Group rates are also available at the·theatre, box office which is open weekdays from 11:30 a.m. untill 3:30 p.m. or order by phone at 871-8101.