The History Boys

Regional Premiere

Beck Center for the Arts

March 7 – 30, 2008

Director: Sarah May
Music Director: Adam Day Howard
Choreographer: Javar La'trail Parker

Cast:
Akthar: Tom Kondilas
Crowther: Javar La'trail Parker
Dakin: Eric Fancher
Lockwood: Mack Shirilla
Posner: Matthew Martin Thomas
Rudge: Stuart Hoffman
Scripps: Adam Day Howard
Timms: Max Chernin
Felix Armstrong, Headmaster: Michael Regnier
Mrs. Lintott: Dede Klein
Hector: Dana Hart
Irwin: Dan Folino
Member of Parliament/TV Director: Jeff Glover
Member of Parliament/Make-up Girl/Fiona: Aubrey-Kristen Fisher

Press:
The Plain Dealer Review, Tony Brown
Scene Magazine Review, Christine Howey
Cool Cleveland Review, Roy Berko
Arts on the Heights Review, Uncle Fred (Audio)
Norwalk Reflector Review, Aaron Krause
NEOhioPAL Review, Marcus Bales
Lakewood Observer Article, Fran Storch

Plot Description: An unruly bunch of bright, funny boys in their final year at a British boarding school are (as such boys will be) in pursuit of sex, sport, and a place at a good university — generally in that order. In all their efforts, they are helped and hindered, enlightened and bemused, by a maverick English teacher who seeks to broaden their horizons in sometimes undefined ways, and by a young history teacher who questions the methods, as well as the aim, of their schooling.

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Arts on the Heights (WJCU), Uncle Fred
Theatre review of The History Boys

Arts On The Heights Episode (WJCU) - The History Boys at Beck Center (Review).mp3