HPU Theatre Presents 'Fuddy Meers'


HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 14, 2009 ? The High Point University Theatre delighted audiences with performances of “Fuddy Meers” during its two-weekend run in the Old Student Center’s Empty Space Theatre.
The production, written by David Lindsay-Abaire, is an American play that tells the story of an amnesiac, Claire, who awakens each morning as a blank slate on which her husband and teenage son must imprint the facts of her life.
Jay Putnam, assistant professor of theatre, directed the production; scenery and lights were designed by Matthew Emerson, assistant professor of theatre; and costumes were designed by Ami Shupe, associate professor of theatre.
The comedy featured Nikki Lawson, senior, as “Claire”; Nathan Ruffin, junior, as “Richard”; Rankin Willard, sophomore, as “Kenny”; Luke Mullinax, junior, as “Limping Man”; Cody Russell, junior, as “Millet”; Eliza Walmsley, senior, as “Gertie”; and LeAnna Rothwell, junior, as “Heidi.” The production stage manager was Camara McLaughlin, senior.
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students from 50 countries and 44 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” HPU was included in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” 2009 listings. The university offers 68 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at
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