FJC Dramatists Start Season With 2-Act Play

Fullerton College Hornet  - Jordan Young - Friday, October 18th, 1968
"THE MADWOMAN of Chaillot" a French play, will be presented by the FJC Drama Department Tuesday in the Campus Theatre. The play will be directed by Mr. George Archambeault, a drama instructor at FJC. Admission prices are 75 cents for students and $1.50 for adults. Student Services card holders are entitled to one free ticket. Group rates are available. This is the first of three performances to be given by the drama department this year. In the photo above are from left to right: Tony Castle, Walter La Fontain, Bill Verderber and Chris Keyes.

The first production of this year's drama season, "The Madwoman of Chaillot" (shy o), is scheduled to run Oct. 24, 25, 26, 31, and Nov. 1 and 2.

In rehearsal since Sept 23, the play is now in the final stages of production.

The two act play, by French playwright Jean Giraudoux, concerns a woman whose tranquil world is disturbed when she learns mankind is in the process of destroying itself. Though shocked, the "Madwoman" devises a simple solution to correct the situation.

The play is gay and light but has an intense theme. Starring in leading roles are Bob Anderson and Chris Keyes. Other principle leads include Ron Coffman and Phyllis Alongi.

Directing the play is George D.Archambeault, theatre arts instructor at FJC.

Fine set designs are credited to Todd Glen, a theatre arts faculty member.

Admission is $1.50 for adults and 75 cents for students with ASB cards. ASB holders will also be entitled to one free ticket.