Theatre Productions

Title

The Heiress

Author(s)

Ruth and Augustus Goetz

Performance Dates

January 30 - February 9, 2020

Artistic Staff

Director: Stacey Stratton

Scenic Designer: Jonathan Sabo

Costume, Hair and Makeup Designer: Rebekah Priebe

Sound Design: Daniel Swank

Lighting Designer: Jonathan Sabo

Dramaturg: Abigail Krakora

Synopsis

Shy and plain young girl Catherine Sloper falls desperately in love with the charming and handsome Morris Townsend. Catherine’s father, a successful doctor, forbids their marriage, fearing that the attraction Morris feels for Catherine may be more for her fortune than for her character. Catherine’s love for Morris is genuine but haunted by doubts regarding her appearance and lack of worldly experience. Her fears are realized when her proposed plan of an elopement fails to succeed, and she retreats into a world of loneliness. But when Morris returns and proposes to her once again, she responds in a shockingly unexpected way. His reaction leaves us to wonder whether Morris is sincere in his love for Catherine, or is rather the fulfillment of Catherine’s fears.

Genre

Drama

City

Cedarville, OH

Disciplines

Acting | Other Theatre and Performance Studies | Performance Studies | Theatre and Performance Studies

Keywords

Cedarville, Cedarville University, theatre, The Heiress

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