The German Program and the German Club Present Two Short Plays
Performed by Students from GRM 321-322
Thursday, March 31, 2011, SAC 109, 7:30 p.m.
Awards and reception will follow the performances.
The cast of “The Signalman.”
Clockwise from top: Robert
Kramer, Julia Ruff, Andy
Bartes, Carly Schlinkert.
Play One: “Bahnwärter Thiel” (“The Signalman”)
- The Narrator: Andy Bartes
- Thiel: Robert Kramer
- Lene: Carly Schlinkert
- Tobias: Julia Ruff
Plot Summary: A dramatic tale that focuses on a father’s love for his son and how nothing can come between them. Can a father’s love overcome death? Or cause it?
Play Two: “Das Bettelweib von Locarno” (“The Beggar from Locarno”)
Can you guess who these cast members are?
Plot Summary: A beggar woman comes to a castle in the mountains seeking shelter. When the Marquis returns to the castle and finds her, his outrage leads to her unfortunate death. Years later, rumors of a mysterious spirit begin to haunt the castlebut will the Marquis be able to discover the cause?