Educating Rita

Educating Rita

By Willy Russell

Directed by Graham Clements
Produced by Charles Learn

The plays follows the relationship between a 26-year-old Liverpudlian working class hairdresser and Frank, a middle-aged university lecturer, during the course of a year.

Frank is a tutor of English in his fifties whose disillusioned outlook on life drives him to drink and bury himself in his books. Enter Rita, a forthright 26 year-old hairdresser who is eager to learn. After weeks of cajoling, Rita slowly wins over- the very hesitant Frank with her innate insight and refusal to accept no for an answer. Their relationship as teacher and student blossoms, ultimately giving Frank a new sense of self and Rita the knowledge she so craves.

Dates: Spring 2022
Curtain 8:00 PM

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Please note: General admission seating only (48 seats maximum per performance). 

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Producer … Charles Learn
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