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Theatre Young Harris to Present Morality Play “Everyman”

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College’s Theatre Young Harris will present Medieval morality play “Everyman” in Dobbs Theatre of Goolsby Center on the YHC campus. Performances are scheduled for Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 23-25, at 7 p.m. with a matinee performance on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. and a “Pay What You Can Preview” on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors 65+ or with a YHC ID.

This beautiful play examines the questions of Christian salvation: What is it and what must Everyman do to obtain it? Originally performed in 1510, the Theatre Young Harris production of “Everyman” injects the play with a modern, steampunk sensibility that breathes new life into this ancient masterpiece.

“The language and look of the show is different from any other show I have been a part of with Theatre Young Harris,” said senior history and theatre major Macaulay Vanhoose, of Woodstock, Ga. “I know our audience is really going to enjoy ‘Everyman’.”

Directed by Adjunct Instructor of Theatre Kendall Kiker, the production features senior interdisciplinary studies major Lauren James, of Griffin, Ga., senior religious studies and theatre major Brandon Helton, of Dahlonega, Ga., senior communication studies and theatre major Sandra Romious, of Powder Springs, Ga., senior theatre major Blake Wilson, of Talking Rock, Ga., junior theatre majors Cara Sullivan, of Marietta, Ga., and Tyler Todd, of Morrow, Ga., sophomore theatre majors Bakari Garvin, of College Park, Ga., and Charles Ellerby, of Atlanta, Ga., and freshman theatre majors Aly Olvera, of Fayetteville, Ga., and RaeAnn Muller, of Peachtree City, Ga.

Theatre Young Harris is a performing arts organization of YHC. Each season, the theatre company presents a fill lineup of notable productions, including full-length musicals, innovative dramas, classic plays, children’s shows and more. Auditions are open to YHC students, faculty and staff as well as the community.

Tickets are on sale now through the YHC Box Office located in the lobby of Goolsby Center, or by calling (706) 379-4307. Box office hours are Monday-Friday, 3-5 p.m.

About Young Harris College
Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through the highest quality liberal arts education. The College currently has more than 1,100 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., has completed major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth. Recent LEED-certified campus improvements include the 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, new residence facilities, and a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. The College is an active member of NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2016-2017 list of Colleges of Distinction and is listed as a “Best National Liberal Arts College” by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, visit