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Flagler theater department presents ‘Six Degrees of Separation’

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Oct. 15, 2012

The Flagler College theater department will present the John Guare play “Six Degrees of Separation” beginning Oct. 19 in the Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College.

The story centers on Ouisa Kittredge, a Fifth Avenue socialite and Flan, her purveyor of high-art husband. Their privileged world makes them easy prey for a con artist who mysteriously shows up at their front door—injured and bleeding—claiming to be Sidney Poitier's son and a close college friend of their Ivy League children.

The Flagler production stars Caulene Hudson as Ouisa, Micah Laird as Flan and Nick Khan as Paul, the con-artist who charms his way into many upper-crust homes along the Upper East Side with his wit and insider knowledge.

“I think it’s a script that will leave the viewer thinking,” said director Britton Corry, of the play that premiered in 1990. “In this country, most of us are not what we might wish other to think we are, but even though we may see ourselves as being worlds apart from many people, there are only six degrees of separation.”

Show times for “Six Degrees of Separation” will be at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19-20 and 26-27 with 2 p.m. matinees Oct. 21 and 28. Tickets are $15 and are available from noon-5 p.m. at the auditorium box office or one hour prior to curtain.

Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College is at 14 Granada St. in
 St. Augustine. For more info, call (904) 826-8600.