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Dominican College Aquin Players Drama Society Dominican College 470 Western Hwy S, Orangeburg, NY 10962 (845) 359 7800 Release Date: February 20,2015
Student Activities: Aquin Players Krystina L. Gonzalez Cell: (914) 318 5029 Email: [email protected] The Devil is in: The Aquin Players Present ​
Damn Yankees On March 13th and 14th Dominican Colleges esteemed drama society, the Aquin Players, will be presenting their annual spring musical. This years production will be the George Abbott and Douglass Wallop classic ​
Damn Yankees​
. The performance will be held within the St. Dominics school located at 488 Western Highway Blauvelt, New York 10913. Both performances will begin promptly at 8om with doors opening at 7:30pm for seating and ticket sales. Tickets can be bought in advance from Ms. Margaret Kivlehan by calling (845) 848 4080. Pricing consists of $5 for students with a valid school ID and children under the age of 12, adult tickets cost $10. The annual musical is held to entertain and promote the arts both within the Dominican College campus and the neighboring community. Damn Yankees​
is the tale of Joe Boyd, a middle aged baseball fan who dreams of his former years playing the sport. He is visited by Mr. Applegate, the devil in disguise, and is convinced to sell his soul in order to become young again and play for his beloved Washington Senators. Though he does indeed choose youth, his love for his wife is stronger so Applegate must attempt to thwart this love by use of his attractive assistant Lola all while shooing away reporters and skeptical fans. With notable songs such as ​
Heart (You Gotta Have) ​
and ​
Whatever Lola Wants​
this years production will be as amazing, if not better than last years unforgettable production of ​
. This year is particularly special as Dominican College Alumni, and former Aquin Player, Edward Astorino has returned to assist with the production. His niece, new student Victoria Ficuciello, is continuing the family tradition by portraying the role of Henry within the musical. Edward attended the college and portrayed the role of Mr. Van Buren the last time ​
Damn Yankees ​
was performed. Similarly this year Aquin will be saying goodbye to its President Krystina Gonzalez and Vice President Kevin Salcce, Secretary Kayla Sohlman, Jonathan Cho, and Andres Forese, all graduating seniors. So please join us as we appreciate the arts, the talent, and the love that the Aquin Players place on stage year after year.