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Final Weekend to See “Don Juan Comes Back From the War”

Tom Meyers plays a shell-shocked Don Juan

Hofstra University’s Department of Drama and Dance Department presents Ödön von Horváth’s play Don Juan Comes Back From the War, April 4-13, 2014, at the Black Box Theater, New Academic Building, South Campus. This production features direction by Hofstra Professor of Drama Royston Coppenger.

Tom Meyers plays a shell-shocked Don Juan
Tom Myers plays a shell-shocked Don Juan

Hungarian playwright Ödön von Horváth’s play recasts the legendary figure of Don Juan as a shell-shocked veteran returning home in the aftermath of World War I to find himself the last man standing in a decimated world populated only by women. After years of abstinence on the battlefield, will the legendary lover fall into old bad habits or win back the true love he deserted at the altar?

Remaining show times for Don Juan Comes Back From the War are: Thursday, April 10, at 8 p.m.; Friday, April 11, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 12 at 8 p.m.;  and Sunday, April 13, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10, $8 senior citizen (over 65) or matriculated non-Hofstra student with ID. Members of the Hofstra community may receive up to two free tickets upon presentation of a current HofstraCard. For tickets and more information, call the Hofstra Box Office at 516-463-6644, Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Tickets are also available at Tickets.com. Available tickets will also be sold at the door (by cash or check only), starting 90 minutes prior showtime.

For more information on Hofstra’s Department of Drama and Dance, visit www.hofstra.edu/drama-dance.

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