CSM’s Theatre Company Announces Cast for ‘Fences,’ Feb. 16-25

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The College of Southern Maryland’s Theatre Company presents its cast for the production of “Fences,” a play by August Wilson.

The CSM production of “Fences” introduces Troy Maxson, a former star of the Negro baseball league who works as a garbage man in 1957 Pittsburgh, Pa. Excluded as a Negro from the baseball leagues during his prime, Troy finds his bitterness takes its toll on his relationship with both his wife and son, who now wants his own chance to play. This performance may not be suitable for younger viewers.

CSM’s cast includes Jeremy Hunter of La Plata as Troy; Kenneth L. Waters Jr. of Waldorf as Jim; Shemika Berry of Waldorf as Rose; Eid Brian Taylor of Waldorf as Lyons; Rami Essa of Waldorf as Gabriel, DáJon Porter of Waldorf as Cory and Liana Berry of Waldorf as Raynell.

Performances are Feb. 16-18 and Feb. 23-25 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, military members with ID and youth in high school or younger. Old Line Bank is the sponsor for the CSM’s 2011-12 Arts season. Seating is limited, reserve early for best seating. For information contact bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, or http://www.csmd.edu/arts.


The Fine Arts Center is accessible to patrons with disabilities. Audio description for the visually impaired and sign language interpretation for the hearing impaired are available with a minimum two-week advanced notice. If you are interested in these services contact the Box Office at 301-934-7828 or by e-mail at bxoffc@csmd.edu.