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March 3-6 & 9-13: "Circle Mirror Transformation"


For Immediate Release:  February 10, 2016

Nassau Community College Presents

Circle Mirror Transformation


March 3-6 & 9-13

Garden City, NY – The Nassau Community College Department of Theatre and Dance will present Circle Mirror Transformation, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker, March 3 through 6 and 9 through 13 at the Little Theatre.

Circle Mirror Transformation takes place in a small Vermont community. Local residents take part in a six-week acting class, during which much is revealed — some of it funny, some of it painful. Taught by their free-spirited and supportive leader Mary, the group includes: Schultz, a recently divorced, emotionally vulnerable carpenter; Teresa, an earnest and vibrant former actress; and Lauren, a reserved and self-conscious high schooler. In one small room, quiet wars are waged, emotional wounds are nursed, and healing is finally, slowly, able to begin. During the play, the audience takes a transcendent journey through the mundane into the profound.

Performances of Circle Mirror Transformation are at 8:00 p.m., except Sundays, when they are at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are priced at $9.00, discounted to $7.00 for seniors 55 and over and $5.00 for those under 18. Groups of 15 or more pay $5.00 per ticket for the Wednesday, March 9 performance. While supplies last, weeknight rush tickets (tickets bought at the door at the time of performance) are free for college students with current ID. For more information, please call the theatre box office at 516.572.7676 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for College holidays.

Media Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634 alicia.steger@ncc.edu ncc.edu/newsreleases

About Nassau Community College Nassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where almost 22,000 full- and part-time students and nearly 15,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 70 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence. For more information, visit www.ncc.edu.

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