Cape Rep Theatre is delighted to announce GREAT EXPECTATIONS, an adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic by Cape Rep Theatre’s Young Company, directed by Maura Hanlon; February 9 and 10; Friday at 7 pm and Saturday at 2 pm and 7 pm. Tickets are $10 and go to supporting Cape Rep’s Young Company Initiative. Call the Box Office for details. Cape Rep Indoor Theater. North Side Route 6A E. Brewster. 508.896.1888 or www.caperep.org.
About this production:
Led by Associate Artistic Director Maura Hanlon, the Young Company tackles the literary classic, Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens in an adaptation that uses rich language, humor and physical storytelling to bring to life the story of Pip, a young orphan who yearns to become a gentleman to win the heart of Estella.
Cape Rep’s Young Company Initiative (YoCo) provides free professional theater training to young local actors ages 13-20 (eight grade and up) eager to learn the craft of acting through an intensive rehearsal and production process. All interested students are welcomed into this free annual program. This year’s company consists of 16 young men and women whose hometowns stretch from Plymouth to Wellfleet.
The Young Company features the talents of William Brent, KatieBeth Clark, Catie Clark, Macklin Devine, Alyssa Freeman, Nell Hamilton, Baylie Hartford, Liam Henderson, Ella Kelly, Camille Lajoie, Mia Lima, Madison Mayer, Kai Rotcavich, Quinn Schuyler, Shaw Schuyler and Brielle Whalen, supported by Cape Rep Company artists including Hanlon, Julie Allen Hamilton (stage management), Alison Weller (voice and speech coach), Art Devine (stage combat), Justyn Eldredge (set design and construction), Susan Nicholson (lighting design), Jared Hagan (costume design) and Janine Perry (Producing Artistic Director).
Cape Cod Repertory Theatre Company, Inc. is a 501c3 organization, founded in 1986 as a theater company dedicated to creativity and professionalism. On seven acres of land in Nickerson State Park in Brewster, Massachusetts, Cape Rep Theatre is the steward of the beautiful land and historic buildings that are home to the company’s three theaters, including the only outdoor theater on Cape Cod.