ROCK HILL, S.C. - Winthrop men's basketball players Torrell Martin and Taj McCullough are among the students cast in the Winthrop University production "Rashomon" on Oct. 25-29.
Set in 12th-century Japan, "Rashomon" retells the story of a double crime from the perspective of the participants and a witness. The contradictory accounts of these events explore the nature of truthand the conflicting world of reality and illusion. The play, directed by Professor of Theatre Annie-Laurie Wheat, is based on stories by Ryunosuke Akutagawa and Akiri Kurosawa’s film masterpiece "Rashomon."
The productions begin at 8 p.m. on Oct. 25-28 and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 29 in Johnson Studio Theatre.
Tickets are $5 with a Winthrop I.D. and $10 general admission on Oct. 25 and 26, and $8 with a Winthrop I.D. and $15 general public Oct. 27-29. For reservations, call the box office at 803/323-4014 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.