Arts and Entertainment

Snoqualmie's Black Dog presents More's story

Theatre Black Dog of Snoqualmie will perform Robert Bolt's "A Man for All Seasons," Fridays and Saturdays, March 2,3,9,10,16,17, 23, and 24, 7:30 p.m., at The Black Dog, Snoqualmie: 8062 Railroad Ave S.E.

The play, directed by Susan Bradford of Issaquah, is based on the true story of Sir Thomas More's silent stand against King Henry VIII's desire to divorce his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, in order to marry Anne Boleyn, and the struggle for leadership of the Catholic Church. More's battle of silent disapproval ends in imprisonment, trial, betrayal and eventual death. His struggle for his own sense of self and conscience was Bolt's hope to serve is an inspiration for today's audiences.

Cast members include: Ed Benson, Rene' Schuchter, Bill and Sean Stone, and Rich Wiltishire of North Bend; Anna Boranian and Cameron Wolf of Snoqualmie; Ed Corrigan and Michael A. Destro of Maple Valley; Tony Dambrava, Redmond; Ashley L. McDaniels, Sammamish; Patti Penner, Issaquah; and David Cravens-O'Farrell and Cooper Harris-Turner, Seattle.

Tickets are available at www.brownpapertickets.com, $12 for students and seniors, $15 for general admission. Beverages and desserts are not included with the ticket price.

The company's last major production of Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None" was seen last July at The Black Dog and Valley Center Stage in North Bend. For more information, visit www.blackdogsnoqulamie.com, or call 1 (800-838-3006.

 

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