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April 22, 2008
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JHU Theatre's "Bus Stop" Starts Friday, April 25

Johns Hopkins University Theatre will present William Inge's romantic comic-drama Bus Stop for two weekends starting at 8 p.m. this Friday, April 25, in the Merrick Barn on the university's Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore. Visitor parking is available in the South Garage, 3101 Wyman Park Drive, Baltimore, Md. 21211.

The lives of the characters in this classic American play are transformed when travelers are stranded overnight at a small-town bus stop during a snowstorm. The play has heart, compassion, wisdom and lots of laughs. Directed by Peg Denithorne, an instructor in the Theatre Arts & Studies Program, the cast of Bus Stop includes:

Amy Morgan, stage manager. Morgan is a freshman from Landenberg, Pa., majoring in History of Science, Medicine, and Technology.
Tony Chiarito as Carl. Chiarito is a senior from Baltimore majoring in philosophy.
Nicholas Scamman as Dr. Lyman. Scamman is a junior from Falmouth, Maine, majoring in physics and astronomy with a minor in theater arts.
Richard Zheng as Will. Zheng is a sophomore from New York, N.Y., majoring in East Asian studies with a minor in theater arts.
Emily Daly as Elma. Daly is a sophomore from Putnam Valley, N.Y., majoring in the Writing Seminars with a minor in theater arts.
Emma Brodie as Cherie. Brodie is a freshman from New Canaan, Conn., majoring in the Writing Seminars with minors in theater arts and psychology.
Evelyn Clark as Grace. Clark is a sophomore from Waycross, Ga., majoring in public health with minors in anthropology and theater arts.
Adam Reiffen as Bo. Reiffen is a freshman from Westlake Village, Calif., majoring in Romance languages with a minor in theater arts.
Iain Roush as Virgil. Roush is a senior from Huntington, W. Va., majoring in guitar performance at the university's Peabody Institute.

The show runs through Sunday, May 4. Curtain for Friday and Saturday performances is 8 p.m.; Sunday matinees begin at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 general admission; $13 senior citizens, Johns Hopkins faculty, staff and alumni; and $5 students with ID. We accept only cash or checks payable to Johns Hopkins University Theatre. For reservations or information, contact the Johns Hopkins University Theatre box office at 410-516-5153, or by email JHUT@jhu.edu.

Please note the university's Spring Fair runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 25, 26 and 27, and theater-goers cannot be dropped off in front of the Merrick Barn during the play's opening weekend. Passengers may be dropped off at the top of the circular drive way in front of the library. The entrance to the circular driveway is at the East Gate off Charles Street (service road going south). Passengers dropped off at the top of the circular drive way are to follow the signs to the Merrick Barn. The barn is just south of the library and the circular driveway. If there are any questions, please call the box office or e-mail your questions to JHUT@jhu.edu.