University Theatre to Present Moliére Farce ‘Scapin’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – “Scapin,” a classic farce by Moliére, will open Friday at Youngstown State University Theatre.

Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10-11 and 17-18, and 2 p.m. Nov. 12 and 19 at Ford Theater, lower level of Bliss Hall, on Wick Avenue.

This comedy, directed by Todd Dicken, stirs both laughter and a questioning of the truth. It follows the adventures of Scapin, a mischievous servant. As the play explores themes of deception, forgiveness and the triumph of wit, Scapin will have to navigate love triangles and manipulative schemes. 

The play premiered in 1671.

Cast members include Cherish Michele, Cyrus Dzikowski, Natalie Ciccone, Natalie Horvath, Lauren Ladd, Lex McCaughtry, Nicholas Figiel, Aidan Holderfield, Anthony Mudryk, Ben Schatzel, Gunnar Carwile, Torrance Bajuszik and Begad Farid. The stage manager is Olivia Vargas.

Tickets are $16 ($12 for non-YSU students, YSU alumni, YSU faculty and staff, senior citizens, Penguin Club members and groups of eight or more; and free for YSU students with a valid ID). To purchase in advance, call 330 941 3105 or go to Parking is available in the Wick Avenue parking deck (M30) for $5.

Pictured at top: Nicholas Figiel, Lauren Ladd and Natalie Horvath are part of the cast of “Scapin.”

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.