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Theatre Department opens "Misery"

adapted from the novel by Stephen King and directed by Valleri Dillard
Paul Sheldon world famous author of the "Misery Chastine" romance novels, is crippled in a car wreck, only to be rescued by Annie Wilkes, his number one fan. When Annie reads his new novel in which her beloved Misery is killed during childbirth, Paul discovers she isn't the angel of mercy she first appeared to be. Paul begins to realize that he has entered a new kind of hell beyond anything he might have created for his fictional heroine.

The cast for Misery includes Emily Immer and Craig Hinders and is directed by Valleri Dillard.

Misery performances are September 30-October 3 at 8:00 PM Thursday-Saturday, and 2:00 PM Sunday at the Fontbonne University Black Box Theatre in the Fine Arts Building at 6800 Wydown Blvd. in Clayton. Admission is $5 for students and $10 for general admission. For ticket information, call the Fontbonne University box office at 314-889-1425.