Berks’ Theater Department to debut mainstage one-act plays Nov. 2-5

WYOMISSING, Pa. — The Penn State Berks theater department will showcase a pair of one-act plays for its fall mainstage production. 

Performances will begin at 8 p.m. and run from Wednesday, Nov. 2, through Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Perkins Auditorium in the Perkins Student Center. Tickets are available at the door and cost $5 for Penn State students and faculty and staff, and $10 for general admission. 

“A Weekend Getaway,” written by Berks student, Kali Opolsky, details the struggles of trust and relationships. Opolsky will also direct the production. The cast is comprised of all Berks’ students, including Skylar Zaleski as Meredith, Diego Bueno as Josh, Bassel Saad as Nick, and Kaileigh Ritenour as policewoman. 

World Without Memory” is a short play written by Seth Kramer. The show follows a man named Abe who has Alzheimer’s and the effects it has on him and his family. Berks theater program coordinator James Brown will direct, while the cast and crew is made up of Berks’ students  

The Penn State Berks Bachelor of Arts in theater provides students with a solid foundation to become successful theater artists and effective theater educators. The degree program also trains students in the skills to become effective communicators and professional program managers. 

For more information, contact Jim Brown, program coordinator for Theater, at 610-396-6419 or via email at [email protected]