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Educating Rita by Willy Russell

Rita is a brash young hairdresser with a free spirit. Frank is a disillusioned English professor who hides behind booze and books. Eager to improve her lot in life, Rita enrolls in classes at the local university, but when these two very different people come together, sparks fly. In this Olivier Award-winning comedy, the relationship between teacher and student blossoms as Rita discovers a passion, and Frank finds a new lease on his life.


Apr. 16–May 5, 2013
Previews: Apr. 16–18


Tickets: $45 & $40
Discounted Previews: $25
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The Cast
Frank: William McNulty*
Rita: Jessica Wortham*
Time & Place
A university in the north of England.The present.

Educating Rita will be performed with one 15-minute intermission.
Artistic & Production Staff
Director: Chris Clavelli**
Production Stage Manager: Melissa A. Nathan*
Set Designer: Robert F. Wolin***
Lighting Designer: Kate Smith
Costume Designer: Roberta Malcolm
Sound Designer: Tim Cobb
Asst. Stage Manager: Kasey Phillips

* – Member of Actorsí Equity Association
** – Member of Society of Stage Directors & Choreographers, Inc. (SDC)
*** – Member of United Scenic Artists (USA)
– Member of Florida Repertory Theatre's Ensemble of Theatre Artists