CMC Theatre presents ‘Scapin’ |

CMC Theatre presents ‘Scapin’

Submitted photo/Jessica SullivanHyacinth (Emily Cochran) beseeches Scapin (Mike Banks) to help her in Colorado Mountain College Theatres Scapin, a humorous tale of lies, revenge and unbelievable coincidence, opening at 7:30 p.m. today at Spring Valleys New Space Theatre.

Colorado Mountain College Theatre players return to the stage this month with their comical presentation of Moliere’s “Scapin.”The madcap farce about mistaken identity, arranged marriages and a mischievous servant out to humiliate his master takes place at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and Oct. 27-29 at Spring Valley’s New Space Theatre. An afternoon matinee will be presented at 2 p.m. Sunday.”Scapin” is a comedic flurry of scheming and trickery that revolves around a servant trying to get money from two stingy fathers whose sons have married without consent. A series of well-crafted lies and a few unbelievable coincidences add to the madness as the story comes to a chaotic and side-splitting conclusion.The cast includes CMC students Austin Ford as Octave (Argante’s son); Michael Farnsworth as Leander (Geronte’s son); Jes Sullivan as Zerbinette (Leander’s love); Billy Trejo as Sylvestre (Octave’s servant); Amanda Cole as Nerine (Hyacinth’s servant); and Koriisa Hoover and Mary-Lowren Wilkins as police/porters/messengers.The cast also features community members Brendan Cochran as police/porters/messengers; Emily Cochran as Hyacinth (Octave’s Love); Miles Silverman as Geronte (Leander’s father); theatre professor Thomas Cochran as Argante (Octave’s father); and Mike Banks as Scapin.Cochran directs the CMC presentation of “Scapin,” which Bill Irwin and Mark O’Donnell adapted for the CMC stage.Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, and are available by calling the CMC Theatre box office at 947-8252, or reserving online at

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