“One hour and 12 Mighty Minutes”

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By Zachary McCoy, Entertainment Editor

On November 4 the Thomas Nelson Community College Players will be presenting two one act plays under the leadership of director Beth Beasley.  Relatively quick and in your face shows, “The Zoo Story” and “The Sandbox” look to get the audience involved and may even challenge the viewer to take a look at their self in retrospect.

Written by Edward Albee, the two plays are often considered classics of modern theatre that are unrelenting in their examination of American culture.

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Thomas Nelson Community College to Present Two Plays by Edward Albee

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The Virginia Peninsula – The Thomas Nelson Players, the performing arts group at Thomas Nelson Community College will present two plays by Edward Albee. The Zoo Story and The Sandbox will be performed at the Mary T. Christian Auditorium on the Hampton campus of Thomas Nelson Community College on Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4 at 8:00pm. Tickets will be on sale at the door for $8.00 one hour before each performance.

The Thomas Nelson Players are currently rehearsing form this play under the direction of Thomas Nelson faculty, Beth Beasley. For additional information, contact Beasley at 825-2752.

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Thomas Nelson Community College in the Arts: Faculty and Students Exhibit Art Work on Various Locations on the Peninsula

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Thomas Nelson Community College faculty and students are currently presenting their art work in various locations on the Peninsula, including the College’s Hampton and Historic Triangle campuses, the Peninsula Fine Arts Center and the Suffolk Museum. The on-campus art exhibits are free and open to the public.

Thomas Nelson Community College Professor and Student Exhibit Art Work at Peninsula Fine Arts Center
The works of Thomas Nelson Community College Painting Professor, Mary “Beth” Dupree and art student, Susan Rillet are featured in the Peninsula Fine Arts Center 2006 Biennial Exhibit. Dupree’s work, “Shades of Women,” is mixed media and Rillet’s is a drawing entitled “Gill.” Tony Hepburn, an internationally known artist, juried the exhibition. The exhibit runs through Oct. 29 and features 150 works by 90 artists from 22 states.

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