Published: 02-17-2016

Pensacola State College’s Performing Arts Department presents the poignant drama, “Six Degrees of Separation,” March 3-6 at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd.

Show times are 7:30 p.m. for Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances and 2:30 p.m. for the Sunday matinee.

Inspired by the true story of a con man who claimed to be the son of actor Sidney Poitier, “Six Degrees of Separation” explores the premise that everyone is connected to everyone else by a chain of no more than six acquaintances.

The award-winning Broadway production was written by John Guare, a friend of the New York couple who were initially duped by the charming young man posing as Poitier’s son.

Cast members are Cynthia Dils as Ouisa, Jack Tyson as Flan, Lexi Cintron as Geoffrey, Elijah Posey as Paul, Keegan Sweet as Hustler, Bethany Kolb as Kitty and Chris Mandel as Larkin. Supporting cast are Jennifer Cumbie, Braden Ellington, Jessica Freeman, Kelly Green, Ashley Kellenbergert, Elaina Keyes, Lexi Langston, Daniel Pitsenbarger, Loren Stone, Hannah Sutton and Benjamin Vath.

Production crew members are Rodney Whatley, director; Todd Faust and Damon Latorella, assistant directors; Lavonne French, costumer; and Tucker O’Connor, assistant costumer.

Ticket prices are $11 for reserved admission; $9 for seniors 60+, children and non-PSC students; $7 for PSC staff/faculty/retirees and PSC Seniors Club members; and free for PSC students.

Purchase tickets online at www.pensacolastate.edu/lyceum or at the Lyceum Box Office, Building 8, Room 861, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday – Friday. Tickets are also available at the door one hour before a performance.

For reservations or more information, call the Lyceum Box Office at 850-484-1847.