This Thursday and Friday evening, the Rogers State University Theatre program will present a stage reading of “Jack Dicky & the Swarthy Gentleman,” an original two-act comedy that combines film noir and absurdism.
The reading will be held at 7:07 p.m. in the Baird Hall Performance Studio. Admission to the production is $7 for adults, $4 for seniors, and $2 for faculty, staff, and students. Tickets are available at the door.
“Jack Dicky and the Swarthy Gentleman” tells the tale a down-and-out private eye looking for a criminal mastermind where the underdog fights against all odds to catch the villain and capture the fair maiden’s heart.
The cast includes: Joseph Beard of Claremore; Cody Berry, a community counseling junior from Afton; Erin Dinsmore, a communications sophomore from Broken Arrow; Adrian Escobar, a visual arts freshman from Oklahoma City; Hannah Gray, a communications junior from Broken Arrow; Dr. Paul Hatley, Professor of History and Political Science; Adam Thomas, a communications freshman from Owasso; and Cade Thomas, a communications senior from Broken Arrow.
The play is directed by Alex Clair, a communications senior from Adair, and was written by Quinn Blakely, the son of RSU Theatre Director David Blakely.