Trinity Academy Of Raleigh Presents “Ernest In Love”
Local Private School To Perform Oscar Wilde-Inspired Musical March 24-26
[USPRwire, Mon Mar 08 2010] Dr. Robert Littlejohn, head of school at Trinity Academy of Raleigh (www.trinityacademy.com), a pre-K through 12 college preparatory school community located in north Raleigh, has announced that the high school’s drama department will present the musical “Ernest in Love” on Wednesday, March 24 through Friday, March 26. The musical is based on Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” and will be performed at the Burning Coal Theatre Company, located at 224 Polk Street in Raleigh.
“Trinity Academy of Raleigh has a diverse theatre arts program, and we are committed to providing outlets for our students to express their creativity,” said Littlejohn. “I would like to encourage the community to come out for a great show and to support the hard work and creativity of our students.”
- A two act musical with a book and lyrics by Anne Croswell and music by Lee Pockriss, “Ernest In Love” is based on Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy of manners “The Importance of Being Earnest”.
- Evening performances will be held on Wednesday, March 24 and Thursday, March 25 at 7 p.m. A 1 p.m. matinee performance and a 7 p.m. evening performance will be held on Friday, March 26.
- The Burning Coal Theatre Company is a member of Theatre Communications Group, the national organization of nonprofit professional theatres and the North Carolina Theatre Conference, a statewide consortium of theatres of all sizes and types. For more information, visit www.burningcoal.org.
ABOUT TRINITY ACADEMY OF RALEIGH:
Trinity Academy of Raleigh is a pre-K through 12 college preparatory school community located just off I540 in north Raleigh. Founded in 1995, the school focuses on educating the whole person, with its strong emphasis on the classical liberal arts and sciences, sports, the fine arts, and spiritual formation. The top 1/3 of Trinity's 2008 graduating class averaged more than $101,000 per student in merit-based scholarships from various colleges and universities. Trinity Academy is also committed to being a resource for the Triangle community, creating partnerships with area churches and community organizations such as the YMCA, North Wake Baseball, The Princeton Review, and many others. Trinity Academy currently enrolls 312 students and employs 55 faculty and staff, under the direction of Head of School Robert Littlejohn, Ph.D. For more information, call (919) 786-0114, or visit www.trinityacademy.com.
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