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Furman Theatre presents “Kappa Kappa Scream”

Furman University Theatre will present Kappa Kappa Scream by Randall David Cook Feb. 8-11 and Feb. 16-18 at 8 p.m., with special Friday midnight performances Feb. 10 and Feb. 17, and a Sunday matinee showing Feb. 12 at 3 p.m. All performances take place in The Playhouse on the Furman University campus.

The world premiere production of Cook’s Kappa Kappa Scream is open to the public. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students.

Every October the new pledge class of Kappa Kappa Delta sorority enjoys a weekend retreat together. This year, the sorority president has decided that placing the women in a cabin in the woods and scaring them will lead to deeper bonding and friendship. Unfortunately for them, someone—or something—at the cabin has other ideas. Intended for mature audiences. Not for those afraid of the dark.

1991 Furman graduate and artist-in-residence Randall David Cook is a native South Carolinian who worked in Japan and France before settling down on

Artist-in-residence Randall David Cook

the Upper West Side in Manhattan. Off-Broadway premieres include Sake with the Haiku Geisha and Fate’s Imagination. Other New York and regional productions include Southern Discomfort, Open Call, and Third Finger, Left Hand. His one-act play Sushi and Scones won the award for Best Play at the Southeastern Playwrights Conference and was broadcast as a radio play by the BBC, and his adaptation of Ibsen’s John Gabriel Borkman was presented at New York Theatre Workshop. His parody American Idle: Murdering the Music has had more than 100 productions at schools and community theaters in the United States and Canada, as well as in Europe, Australia and South America.

Cast members of Kappa Kappa Scream are:

“Kappa Kappa Scream” opens Feb. 8

Mike/Clown:  Chris Sessoms

Scooter/Clown 2:  Matt Middleton

Ashley:  Sarah Cushman

Sabrina:  Elizabeth Budinoff

Nikki:  Clare Ruble

Britt:  Alexandra Harris

Heather A:  Claire Shea

Heather C:  Beth Fraser

Heather L:  Emily Matthews

Amber:  Kenzie Wynne

Peyton:  Elli Caterisano

Skyler:  Anne Morgan

Mia:  Karsen Green

Spring:  Ellie Peoples

Knox/Clown 3:  Derek Leonard

Blane:  Clark Spillane

Chet:  Sam Nelson

Mark:  Connor Courtney

Tracy:  Tess Kamody

Brian:  Dakota Adams

Arlene:  Carol Sutton

Monica:  Alyssa Ciurlik

Helicopter Mom:  Margaret Caterisano

Eliza:  Cammi Stillwell

For ticket information and reservations, call the Theatre Box Office at (864) 294-2125. Learn more about Randall David Cook at

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