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Maskrafters to present The Princess and the Ogre

Maskrafters to present The Princess and the Ogre - Three Days Only

Submitted on November 30, 2017

The Princess and the Ogre, a romantic comedy by Roger Danchik, will be performed Friday, Dec. 1 through Sunday, Dec. 3 by Georgetown College Maskrafters, Kentucky’s oldest collegiate theatre troupe. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. with an additional 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Dec. 3. All performances will be at the Ruth Pearce Wilson Theatre located near the intersection of East College and South Mulberry Streets in Georgetown. Tickets are priced at $2 for students and $5 for adults.

Professor of Theatre George McGee directs the 13-member cast. The assistant director is junior Emily Eader. Students from various academic disciplines and one special guest from academia comprise the cast.

Here is a synopsis. ‘Popland,’ a magical Kingdom where all the popcorn in the world is grown, is planning its annual Popcorn Festival. It is also the time for the Princess to take a husband. The Princess has fallen in love with Prince Razorblade (who is not very sharp). But the Prince has two others vying for the hand of the Princess: ’The Ogre,’ who is big and smells bad, and the local Witch’s Son, who is not very bright. Who is going to win the hand of the Princess? See the Maskrafters Production of The Princess and the Ogre to find out.

Children of all ages will love this romantic comedy. Tickets may be reserved by calling 502-863-8104 and will be available for purchase at the theatre box office 30 minutes prior to each performance.

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