Pericles, Prince of Tyre, one of William Shakespeare’s rarely-performed romances, caps the fall theater season in the Walter K. Gordon Theater on the campus of Rutgers University–Camden. The production, presented by the Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts, runs from Thursday, December 9 to Sunday, December 12, and will be directed by Damon Bonetti, Part-Time Lecturer of Theater.
Evening performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, and a matinee performance will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. There will be a special matinee for area high schools at 10:00 am on Friday.
Bonetti is the co-founder and producing artistic director of Philadelphia Artists’ Collective, a Barrymore Award-winning theater company. He has acted and directed at many local theaters, including the Walnut Street Theater, The Lantern Theater, and the Delaware Theater Company. The cast of 15 Rutgers–Camden Students is led by Josh Louis of Voorhees as Pericles and Student Government Association President Sydney Johnson of Kinnelon as his wife, Thaisa. Their daughter Marina is played by Micah Addison of Burlington Township. The set designer is James Mobley, an Assistant Teaching Professor of Theater; the costume designer is Millie Hiibel, a Part-Time Lecturer of Theater; lighting is by Philadelphia designer Dominic Chacon.
Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors, alumni, and Rutgers employees, and $8 for students; admission is free for Rutgers students with ID. Tickets can be purchased at the theater box office one hour prior to showtime, in advance at the Impact Booth in the Campus Center, by phone at (856) 225-6211or online at https://our.show/rutgerscamdentheater.
The Walter K. Gordon Theater is located at 314 Linden Street on the Rutgers–Camden campus.
**Attendees must wear masks at all times while in the theater.