Ashland University Theatre Major Presents “Piece of Mind: A Night of Monologues”

Ashland University Theatre Major Presents “Piece of Mind: A Night of Monologues”

3/8/17 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University theatre major Anthony Nicholson is finalizing his college career with a senior theatre performance project scheduled for Saturday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall. His performance is titled “Piece of Mind” and features a diverse collection of 13 monologues.

From William Shakespeare to Bertolt Brecht, and Tennessee Williams to Samuel Beckett, the monologues vary in length, movement and genre as well as character-age and vocabulary. In order of performance, the monologues include:

·  Wang from The Good Person of Szechwan by Bertolt Brecht

·  Joe from Golden Boy by Clifford Odets

·  Tattle from Love for Love by William Congreve

·  Martius from Coriolanus by William Shakespeare

·  Higgins from Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw

·  Pericles from Pericles by William Shakespeare

·  Sir Harry Wildair from The Constable Couple by George Farquhar

·  Jerry from The Zoo Story by Edward Albee

·  Caliban from The Tempest by William Shakespeare

·  Andrew from I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick

·  Hamm from Endgame by Samuel Beckett

·  Jerry from Road to Nirvana by Arthur Kopit

·  Tom from The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

Nicholson was born in Charleston, S.C., and later moved to Bremen, Ohio, with his parents. Along with a major in theatre, he is minoring in French and criminal justice. In addition to being a full-time student, he also is currently enlisted in the Ohio Army National Guard. He completed Basic Combat Training (BCT) and Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Ft. Sill, Okla., and Ft. Lee, Va., respectively. After college graduation, he intends to pursue stage and screen acting full time.

“Piece of Mind” is free and open to the public, but tickets are limited. Interested patrons should secure their free tickets at their earliest convenience through the Ashland University box office at 419.289.5125

For more information about this Ashland University Theatre performance and others, visit www.ashland.edu/theatre or contact Tricia Applegate, coordinator of performing arts publicity and events, at 419-289-5950 or tapplega@ashland.edu.     

Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.                                                                                ###