A real-life story of friendship between two couples—one Jewish from Russia, one Christian from Texas—was the basis for The Immigrant, this year's spring Mainstage April 7-9, 14-16.
In the play, a young Jewish couple comes to Texas in 1909 after escaping persecution in Russia and is befriended by a Christian couple. The play is inspired by the experience of playwright Michael Harelik’s grandparents. Julia Reimer, Ph.D., theater faculty, is the director. Cast members are (from left): Trevor Thomas, Misty Ann Stewart, Breanna Edmonds and Joshua Andrade-Cantú.
A real-life story of friendship between two couples—one Jewish from Russia, one Christian from Texas—is the basis for The Immigrant, FPU’s spring play April 7-9, 14-16.
Performances start at 8:00 p.m. in Ashley Auditorium on the main campus, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave., Fresno, just south of the Chestnut-Butler intersection. Tickets are available online at fresno.edu/theater and at the door for $10 for general audiences and $5 for students and senior citizens. For more information, call 559-453-2267.