"Ye Bare and Ye Cubb" is believed to be the first English language play performed in the New World. As a portent of the future, it had a rebellious nature.
Professor Joel Eis...has written a work called "The Play in August"..which tell a tight, imaginative story of how it may have come about.
Dr. Ray Thompson...Director of the Nabb Resource Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Salisbury University’s Bobbi Biron Theatre Program revisits that daring act during a one-performance-only production of theatre historian Joel Eis’ The Play in August. Directed by Dr. T. Paul Pfeiffer, the program’s artistic director, curtain is 2 p.m. Sunday, February 26, in the Black Box Theatre of Fulton Hall.
Sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Dance, and the Nabb Research Center, admission is $15, $12 for seniors age 60 and over, $12 for SU alumni and non-SU students, $5 for SU ID holders.
For advance tickets, visit the Department of Theatre and Dance Web site at www.salisbury.edu/theatreanddance and click on “2011-2012 Season” or visit the SU Box Office, Fulton Hall Room 100. Box office hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.