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The Servant of Two Masters

Manchester University offers Servant of Two Masters 

Manchester University Theater presents Carlo Goldoni's classic 18th-century Italian comedy The Servant of Two Masters in a modern translation and adaptation by Jeffrey Hatcher and Paolo Emilio Landi.

It is 7:30 p.m. March 29 and 30, and 2 p.m. March 31 in Cordier Auditorium on the North Manchester campus.

General admission is $12, and student and seniors are $8. It is free for Manchester University students.

The plot: Beatrice travels to Venice disguised as her recently murdered brother Federigo with her new servant Truffaldino in order to collect money from Federigo's business partner, Pantalone. Florindo, Beatrice's lover and her brother's killer, has also fled to Venice not knowing Beatrice is there in disguise and also ends up hiring Truffaldino to be his servant. Hilarity ensues as Truffaldino tries to satisfy both masters without exposing his double employment.

Will the lovers find each other? Will Truffaldino get through lunch service? 

The cast includes Manchester University students and community members. Nolan McBride is Pantalone; Madeline Dazey is Stage Manager and Muffeletta; Tiffany Phinezy is Beatrice; Clayton Marcum is Silvio; MacKenzie Weadick is Clarice; Colton Easterday is Patron and Porter; Kenzie Hare is Brighella; Arpan Paul is Dr. Lombardi; Tasha Brubaker is Smeraldina; Anjel Clemente is Truffaldino; Quinn L’Heureux is Florindo; and the Waiters are Devin Marcum and Isaac Cochran.

The play is directed by Kira Lace Hawkins, with assistant director Kenzie Hare.  Hawkins is coordinator of theater organizations and productions at the University.

For the media
Kira Lace Hawkins can be reached at klhawkins@manchester.edu.

About Manchester University
Manchester University, with campuses in North Manchester and Fort Wayne, Ind., offers more than 70 areas of academic study to more than 1,400 students in undergraduate programs, a Master of Science in Pharmacogenomics, a Master of Athletic Training a four-year professional Doctor of Pharmacy and a four-year dual degree in pharmacy and pharmacogenomics. Learn more about the private, northern Indiana school at www.manchester.edu . 

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March 2019