WHAT: Former Rollins College student Aradhana Tiwari returns to campus to direct "The Clean House," the next production at the school's Annie Russell Theatre. The romantic comedy-drama opens Friday, Feb. 14.
"The Clean House," by Sarah Ruhl centers on Matilde, a cleaning lady for two married doctors. When the husband falls in love with one of his patients, who's suffering with terminal cancer, the wife is forced to recalculate their life. Matilde is there to teach them both that humor makes the best cure for any ailment.
Tiwari completed her studies at the University of Central Florida and also studied with The City Company in New York. She has directed for local theater companies such as Mad Cow Theatre, the Garden Theatre and Beth Marshall Presents. She created the production company Play the Moment, and has staged shows at the Orlando Fringe Festival.
WHEN: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 14-15, and Wednesday-Friday, Feb. 19-21; 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22
WHERE: Annie Russell Theatre at Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park. Parking, free for ticket holders, is in the SunTrust Parking Garage on the corner of Park and Lyman avenues. A free golf-cart shuttle service runs between the garage and theater one hour before and after the performance.
TICKETS: Opening-night tickets are $25, and include a reception featuring food, coffee and a chance to meet the cast and crew. All other performances are $20, $10 with valid student ID.
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