From Feb. 22 through 24, the Niagara University Players will present an entirely student-run production of "Time Stands Still" by Donald Margulies in the Leary Theatre within the Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre, Clet Hall.
Directed by NU Theater Junior Nathan Andrew Miller, "Time Stands Still" is a funny, passionate, thought-provoking and heartbreaking piece of work. It is a look at war through the lens of a young couple brought together by the conflict in Iraq only to have their relationship challenged by it (the show contains adult subject matter).
The production will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 22-23, and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 23-24.
The board members of the Niagara University Players who are responsible for organizing this production include: Michael Wachowiak, Class of 2013 (artistic director); Tony Rajewski, '13 (technical director); and Brianna Lanoye, '13 (treasurer).
Set design is by theater performance major and design/technology minor Alissa Sumerano, '14. Costume design is by general theater major Christina Secola, '14. Light design is by design/technology theater major Tony Rajewski, '13; sound design is by design/technology theater major Nicholas Seres, '14, and the lead scenic charge is theater design/technology major Stevie Lukaszewski, '14.
Cast members of the production include the following theater studies students: Lanoye (Sarah Goodwin) of West Seneca; John Woodley (Richard Ehrlich) of Niagara Falls; and Glenna Rankin (Mandy Bloom) of Kenmore. The production also features business management major Jeff Burruano (James Dodd) of Wheatfield.
Stage manager of the production is Michael Wachowiak of Kenmore. Assistant stage managers are theater performance majors Kelsey Anderson of Buffalo and Jennel Nadine Pruneda of San Antonio.