Written by Kate Harner
"Quyne Paterson" was written by Charlie Cheng, who attended Eastern for several years and graduated from the Academy of Arts University in 2002. The play takes place in a diner on Dec. 1, 1941, in
Shane Kegler '10 directs the play under the guidance of Ellen Brodie, director of theatre. The cast includes Luke Reinwald '10, Gia Kilbrith '11, Ben Donnel '11, Shannon Delahanty '12 and Corey Welden '13.
"The show is about looking into the past and accepting what happened," says Kegler. "It teaches us to forgive those who may have hurt us in the past. It's a great show, but it's also a complicated one. The writer Charlie Cheng did an amazing job writing the story in such a way that you don't see the twists and turns of the plot."
Eastern students had performed the play last spring during a staged reading as part of the Phoenix New Play Series. Due to its popular reception, the Performing Arts Department decided to turn "Quyne Paterson" into a full-scale production.
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