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BHSU theatre to perform Pulitzer prize winning "Rabbit Hole" Feb. 26-28

Black Hills State University’s theatre department will be performing “Rabbit Hole,” by David Lindsay-Abaire, Feb. 26-28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Woodburn Theatre. Casey Hibbert (left), senior speech communications major from Spearfish, and Tiffany Carter, freshman speech communications major from Newcastle, Wyo., will play the roles of Becca and Howie, a married couple whose 4-year-old son was killed by a car eight months earlier.

Black Hills State University’s theatre department will be performing “Rabbit Hole,” by David Lindsay-Abaire, Feb. 26-28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Woodburn Theatre.

“Rabbit Hole” is a five-time Tony nominated production and won the Pulitzer for drama in 2007. The play tells the story of Becca and Howie, a married couple whose 4-year-old son Danny, was killed by a car eight months earlier. Struggling to cope and unable to reconcile their different ways of grieving, their relationship has begun to unravel. Adding to the drama are Nat, Becca’s wino mother; Izzy, her free-spirited sister; and Jason, an awkward high school senior.

The cast of “Rabbit Hole” features Tiffany Carter, freshman speech communications major from Newcastle, Wyo., will be playing Becca; Casey Hibbert, senior speech communications major from Spearfish, as Howie; Mary McGillivray, senior composite music major from Spearfish, will take on the role of Nat; Jessica Juhrend, sophomore speech communications major from Spearfish, will perform the role of Izzy; and Phil Braun, sophomore speech communications major from Gregory will fill the role of Jason.

The production is directed by Pamela Wegner, professor of fine and applied arts at BHSU, and stage managed by Jen Beckler, sophomore English major from Hermosa.

This production is open to the public, but does have a PG rating for adult language and theme. For additional information or persons with disabilities requesting accommodations for this event should contact Bert Juhrend at BertJuhrend@bhsu.edu or 642-6268.
 

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