Historical drama comes to Clague Playhouse
The historical drama "Ada & the Engine" by Lauren Gunderson continues Clague Playhouse's 95th season.
As the British Industrial Revolution dawns, young Ada Byron Lovelace (daughter of the flamboyant and notorious Lord Byron) sees the boundless creative potential in the “analytic engines” of her friend and soul mate Charles Babbage, inventor of the first mechanical computer. Ada envisions a whole new world where art and information converge – a world she might not live to see. A music-laced story of love, friendship, and the edgiest dreams of the future. Jane Austen meets Steve Jobs in this poignant pre-tech romance heralding the computer age.
Anne McEvoy directs our cast of Eileen Canepari as Mary Sommerville, DeLee Cooper as Lady Anabella Byron, Nicole Coury as Ada Byron Lovelace, Andrew Keller as Lord Lovelace, Keith Kornajcik as Byron and Brian Pedaci as Charles Babbage. The play runs March 17 through April 8 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Admission is $21 for adults, $20 for seniors (60+), and $13 for students (any age with a valid ID) and may be purchased by calling the Box Office at 440-331-0403 Wednesday through Saturday from 1-6 p.m. or visiting www.clagueplayhouse.org. Clague Playhouse is located at 1371 Clague Road in Westlake.
Limited free student tickets (high school and college) are available by calling the Box Office at 440-331-0403 to reserve for any Clague Playhouse Thursday performance, and showing a student ID at the time of ticket pickup.