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Furman Theatre announces change in spring show lineup

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A scene from Furman Theatre's staging of "Anon(ymous)" in 2021.

Furman University Department of Theatre Arts will stage two performances during spring semester 2022. One of the department’s originally scheduled plays, “Admissions,” will be replaced by “Do You Feel Anger?” by Mara Nelson-Greenberg.

Both shows are open to the public and take place in The Playhouse on campus. See specific dates for public showings of “Do You Feel Anger?” Face coverings are required. Tickets go on sale two weeks prior to opening night of each performance. Individual ticket prices are $15 general admission, $10 for seniors, and $5 for students.

Furman Theatre
2022 Spring Semester Shows

“Do You Feel Anger?” (This show replaces “Admissions,” which was announced last year.)
by Mara Nelson-Greenberg
Tuesday-Thursday, Feb. 22-24, 7:30 p.m. (for Furman community only)
Friday-Saturday, Feb. 25-26, 7:30 p.m. (open to general public)
Sunday, Feb. 27, 3 p.m. (open to general public)

Sofia was recently hired as an empathy coach at a debt collection agency – and clearly, she has her work cut out for her. These employees can barely identify what an emotion is, much less practice deep, radical compassion for others. And while they painstakingly stumble toward enlightenment, someone keeps mugging Eva in the kitchen. An outrageous comedy about the absurdity – and the danger – of a world where some people’s feelings matter more than others’.

“On the Verge; or The Geography of Yearning”
by Eric Overmyer
Tuesday-Saturday, April 5-9, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 10, 3 p.m.

A mirthful safari leading from highest Himalaya to terra incognita, spinning into time travel and blending Tom Stoppard’s limber linguistics with Thornton Wilder’s historic overview. “Three ‘sister sojourners,’ each a prototypical Victorian lady explorer equipped with dialogue as pithy as their helmets, thwack their machetes through the wilderness while telling tales of past jaunts among the natives. As intrepid trekkers, they put the lie to any charge that they are representatives of a weaker sex. Mr. Overmyer has written a play that is joyfully profeminist.”—The New York Times

Learn more about Furman Theatre tickets. The Theatre Box Office can be reached at 864-294-2125.

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