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Francis Marion University Fine Arts Theatre
February 19 @ 7:30 pm
Francis Marion University Theatre
Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s Boom
Dr. L. Dawn Larsen, director
Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center
Wednesday-Friday, February 19-22, 2020 at 7:30pm and Saturday at 2pm
THE STORY: Jules, a grad student in marine biology, and Jo, a journalism student, meet one Saturday night in Jules’s small underground laboratory on a university campus, after Jo answers Jules’s online personal ad offering an encounter that promises “sex to change the course of the world.” During his research on a deserted tropical island, Jules discovered patterns among the behavior of fish that seemed to portend a premature end to most forms of earthly life. So he has turned his tiny lab/apartment into a place to wait out the disaster and begin remaking humanity. A third character, Barbara, is the audience’s guide in her portrayal of the end of civilization thousands of years earlier.
$5 admission supports the Fine Arts Performing Arts Scholarships. Reservations may only be made by calling the FMU Performing Arts Center Box Office at 843-661-4444 between 12:00 and 5:00 pm.