Lee Theatre To Present Jekyll And Hyde Oct. 11-15

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Jekyll and Hyde cast, from left, Nathan Tullos (seated), Anthony Harrison, Mary Shelton, Edgardo Leon, Michael Bachman, Lindsay Hanson, Cordero Minnis, Chelsea Pearce, Abby Attia, Anna Siler and Erynn Robe.
Jekyll and Hyde cast, from left, Nathan Tullos (seated), Anthony Harrison, Mary Shelton, Edgardo Leon, Michael Bachman, Lindsay Hanson, Cordero Minnis, Chelsea Pearce, Abby Attia, Anna Siler and Erynn Robe.

Lee’s theater season will feature four performances, starting with Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde on Oct. 11-15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edna Minor Conn Theatre.

The adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Jeffrey Hatcher, retains the main story of Robert Louis Stevenson’s novella.  However, the playwright has ramped up the intensity of the action with a unique casting device that aids the story's exploration of the darkness within the human soul. 

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is directed by senior theater major Lindsay Hanson.

Ms. Hanson said, “Though there is a darker tone to this play than some past Lee productions, the darkness is essential to the plot and structure of this beautifully written tale.”

The release date anticipates Halloween audiences, but due to plot elements involving violence and mature dialogue, the play is recommended for ages 13 and older. 

Ms. Hanson, who completed an acting program at the New York Film Academy, has acted in multiple plays and short films. She directed a 15-minute excerpt from the play God of Carnage for Lee's Director's Showcase; the play, Bridges, for Lee’s Fringe Fest; and a staged reading of the full length play, End Days.

Ms. Hanson will graduate in May with a major in theater and a minor in telecommunications from.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for seniors and students. 

The EMC is located in room 305 of the Vest building.

For more information call 614-8343, email theatre@leeuniversity.edu, or visit www.leeuniversity.edu/theatre.edu. Fans can also join the Facebook page "Lee University Theatre."


Pictured in rehearsal are Freshman Nathan Tullos, on left, playing Jekyll's lawyer and friend, Utterson, Senior Dero Vative as Jekyll.
Pictured in rehearsal are Freshman Nathan Tullos, on left, playing Jekyll's lawyer and friend, Utterson, Senior Dero Vative as Jekyll.

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