In a Grove: Four Japanese Ghost Stories, by Eric Coble
directed by SCC theater and film arts instructor Adam C. Sharp
Fridays-Saturdays, Nov. 13-14 and Nov. 20-21, at 7:30 pm
and Sundays, Nov. 15 and Nov. 22, at 2 pm
Spokane Community College, Lair Auditorium, Bldg. 6
Mission Ave. and Greene St.
"A hundred years, four stories, one village shrouded in mystery -- a play for the whole family"
Obosan is our guide and narrator. Other characters include Keizuke, who must keep a secret; the Oni demons, who may have something to fear from humans; Uta the singing monk; and Hyroku, the famished and desperate outsider.
Tickets: $5; $3, students and seniors; free, children
[ photo: Eric Coble, from doollee.com]
Coble, born in Scotland, went to Fort Lewis College and to Ohio University. Since 1994, he has written more than three dozen plays. In a Grove, from 1996, is one of his earliest. His Natural Selection was produced at Louisville's Humana Festival in 2005.