The Acting Company performs "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" at Florida Southern College
LAKELAND, Fla. (Mar. 1, 2005) - Florida Southern College and the Festival of Fine Arts welcome The Acting Company performing Shakespeare's comedy "The Two Gentlemen of Verona." The performance takes place March 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Branscomb Auditorium on the Florida Southern College campus.
The prestigious New York company, founded in 1972 by the legendary actor/director John Houseman, performs each year in over 50 cities, reaching more than 25,000 students with its arts education programs. The company has received the Obie Award, the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, Citibank's Excellence in Education Award, and two Tony Award nominations.
Tickets are $25. FSC students are admitted free of charge; non-FSC students pay half price. For ticket information, please contact the Branscomb Auditorium box office at (863) 680-4296.
About Florida Southern College
Founded in 1885, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive, United Methodist college with a liberal arts core. The college maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 38 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio, provides strong student/faculty mentorship programs, boasts 24 NCAA Division II national championships, and is ranked by U. S. News and World Report as one of the top ten Southern Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelors. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is the home of the world's largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.