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'The Sisters Rosensweig' comes to Camelot

Following on the heels of its summer musical "Zorba'," — Camelot Theatre Company releases its fifth production in its 2004 season, — the Tony-Nominated comedy"The Sisters Rosensweig," by Pulitzer Prize-winning — author Wendy Wasserstein.

A play about the transformative power of love, of sisterhood, — and of life, announces the fifth production in its 2004 season, the Tony-Nominated — comedy The Sisters Rosensweig opened on Broadway in March of 1993 and — ran for 556 performances. It starred Jane Alexander, Robert Klein and — Madelyn Kahn, who won the Tony Award for Best Supporting Actress. Winner — of the 1993 Outer Critics Circle award for Best Broadway Play, The Sisters — Rosensweig, was nominated for the Tony Award for 1993; it lost out to — Angels in America.

The Camelot production of Sisters stars Gwen Overland, — Bruce Lorange, Priscilla Quinby (for the week of September 8-12 only), — Dianna Warner, Laura DeRocher, Scott Honeywell, Tai Sammons and Travis — Goodman. Overland is familiar to Camelot audiences for her direction of — this seasons "Master Class" and "Wait Until Dark" and her vocal direction — on "Zorba'." An Equity actress, her credits include productions from Seattle — to Los Angeles.

A graduate of the Pasadena Playhouse, Lorange has worked — as professional actor in film, theatre and TV in Los Angeles for more — than 20 years. Locally he has appeared in numerous productions including — "Lettice and Lovage" and "Shadowlands."

An Equity actress for over 30 years, Quinby last appeared — at Camelot as Peggy Lee in "Spotlight on Peggy Lee" and as the Widow in — "Zorba'."

An actress for over 30 years, Warner last appeared at — Camelot as Widow Corney in "Oliver." She has taught English and acting — both at Ashland High School and Ashland Middle School.

Derocher relocated from the Chicago area, where she starred — as Mary Magdalene in "Jesus Christ Superstar,"Maria von Trapp in "The — Sound of Music," Eliza in "My Fair Lady," Marian Paroo in "The Music Man," — and numerous other musical roles.

Gabriel played the title role in "Jesus Christ Superstar" — and Che in "Evita" with the Rogue Music Theater, Frederick in "Pirates — of Penzance" and Freddie in "My Fair Lady," and well as other featured — roles in the Seattle area.

An Equity actor, Honeywell has acted for more than 30 — years. He was last scene at Camelot as Bill Sykes in "Oliver" and as the — Cowboy in "I'm Not Rappaport."

"The Sisters Rosensweig" previews Sept. — and 2 at 8 p.m., — opens Sept. — and runs through Oct. 3. All Thursday, Friday, and Saturday — performances are at 8 p.m. and all Sundays at 2 p.m., with an additional — matinee on Saturday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. There will be a special Pay-What-You-Can — performance on Wednesday, Sept. 8 at 8 p.m..

Reservations are recommended. Tickets are $12 for previews. — All other performances are $13 for students and seniors and $15 for Adults. — Reserved seats are available at the Box Office Only for an additional — $2 per ticket. Call 535-5250 ext. — for reservations. Tickets may be obtained — at the Camelot Theatre Company's Box Office, located at the corner of — Talent Ave and Main St in Talent, on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and — Mondays from — to 5 p.m., or one hour before performances. Tickets are — also available at JeanneLouise Vintage Clothing and Costumes, 296 Main — St. (next to Bloomsbury Books) in Ashland.