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Creighton Presents "Dangerous Liaisons"

Creighton Presents "Dangerous Liaisons"

The play Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) will be presented at the Lied Education Center for the Arts, Main Stage, Feb. 24-27 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 28 at 2 p.m.

Ticket prices are: $10 for general admission, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students and Creighton University faculty and staff.

Reservations can be made at boxoffice.creighton.edu or 280.1448.

The play is adapted from the 1782 Pierre Choderlos de Laclos novel of the same title by Christopher Hampton. The plot focuses on the Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont. Their targets are the virtuous (and married) Madame de Tourvel and CÚcile de Volanges, a young girl who has fallen in love with her music tutor, the Chevalier Danceny. In order to gain their trust, Merteuil and Valmont pretend to help the secret lovers so they can use them later in their own treacherous schemes.

It is directed by Moira Mangiamanelli who has been active as both a performer and director in the Omaha area for the last 20 years, with a 3 year stint in Florida in between. She most recently received the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Award for Best Actress for her role in The Goat.

The cast of Creighton Students includes:
Le Vicomte De Valmont - J.P. Rankin
Marquise De Merteuil - Kylee White
La Presidente De Tourvel - Teresa Seale
Cecile Volanges - Kathleen Franco
Mme De Volanges - Elizabeth Robinson
Mme De Rosemonde - Shannon Buhler
Le Chevalier Danceny - Matt Karasek
Emilie - Mary Mullen
Azolan - Miles Loggie
Julie - Maggie Happe
Major-Domo - Nick Hartnett