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The restoration comedy “The Rover” will be performed on the Main Stage Theatre in the newly remodeled Theatre Building at Southern Oregon University.

$21 Regular; $18 Senior; $6 Student

Performance dates are as follows:

Thursday March 1, 8 pm

Friday March 2, 8 pm

Saturday March 3, 8 pm

Thursday March 8, 8 pm

Friday March 9, 8 pm

Saturday March 10, 2 pm

Saturday March 10, 8 pm

Sunday March 11, 2 pm

 

Featured in photo: Megan Jones (Hellena), Jamin Jollo (Willmore), Angela Hernandez (Angelica)

 

The Rover by Aphra Behn — The Rover stands as Behn’s most successful play. Witty, raunchy, and topical, this comedy follows sisters, Florinda and Hellena, as they go to Carnival in pursuit of love. Set in Spanish held Naples, the sisters, masquerading, find themselves entangled with a small band of exiled English cavaliers. Mistaken identities, jilting lovers, and old customs collide as these young women set about to marry. Scholars point to strong feminist themes throughout the work, and see the play, in part, as a study of the different ways women strived to define themselves during the late seventeenth century.

 

Discounted Faculty/Staff and Student tickets must be purchased in person or by phone 541-552-6348.

 

This performance could contain material that may be difficult or upsetting for some. If you are student experiencing distress, please contact Student Support and Intervention, 541-552-6223 or the Student Health and Wellness Center 541-552-6136

 

 

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