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April 28, 2016
 
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Experience The Me Nobody Knows at Adelphi University Starting on May 12, 2016

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The department of theatre at Adelphi University is thrilled to present The Me Nobody Knows. This musical is based on the book of the same name that was edited by Stephen M. Joseph. This musical version is an adaptation by Robert Livingston and Herb Schapiro, with music by Gary William Friedman and lyrics by Will Holt (and additional lyrics by Herb Schapiro). Under the direction of Kerry Prep, the students of the department of theatre will be performing the musical from Thursday, May 12 through Sunday, May 15, 2016 in the Black Box Theatre at the AUPAC, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY.

The Me Nobody Knows is an OBIE Award-winning and Tony-nominated musical production that has moved and captured the hearts of audiences since its off-Broadway debut in May of 1970. Occurring over the course of a single day, the show explores the ambitions and worries of a multi-racial cast of young people. Originally inspired by the writings from students in the New York City Public Schools, the stories are universal and transcend the boundaries of race. The modern and powerful score helps drive each character’s individual journey while inspiring and touching the audience.

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is one of Long Island’s premier cultural arts venues for entertainment of all kinds. Tickets are currently on sale and are priced at $20, with discounts available to seniors, students and alumni. For more information about all events at AUPAC and to purchase tickets, visit aupac.adelphi.edu. Information is available at boxoffice@adelphi.edu. Regular box office hours are Tuesday through Friday from 1-6 p.m. The box office is also open two hours before most scheduled performances.

About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning.

Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 7,500 national and international students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world beyond.


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