• Ongoing: until Sunday, November 24, 2013
  • Sunday: 2:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:00pm
  • Where: Skidmore College Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater
  • Cost: $8 - $12 buy tickets
  • Age limit: All ages

BACK COUNTY CRIMES is the story of a small rural town, as told by the town's family doctor. It's a poetic tale of forbidden love affairs, sordid murders, tragic misunderstandings, and comic endeavors, similar to Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN but with an edge. Playwright Lanie Robertson has a savvy sense of black comedy, setting the play "in the little town of Duty in the county known as Love." Music and singing fill the play, as a gallery of characters move through compellingly tragic, or caustically comic vignettes. As the town doctor's memories come to life in front of us, we are shown a tapestry of the best and worst of humanity. In the end we are left with a haunting affirmation of life, ready to embrace the themes of 'duty' and 'love' with new understanding.

November 15-17 and November 21-24, 2013

All performances at 8pm, except Sunday matinees at 2pm.

Attendance Information:

For reservations, contact the Skidmore Theater Box Office at 518-580-5439 or email boxoffice@skidmore.edu

$8 for Students/Skidmore Community Members/Senior Citizens
$12 for General Admission

Group rates are available for 10 or more.
For group sales, contact Kathy Mendenhall at 518-580-5431 or kmendenh@skidmore.edu

This event was posted Sept. 24, 2013 and last updated Sept. 16, 2014


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