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Left: Andrea Verlander as Medea;
Ezra Peterson as Jason.

NORFOLK, Va. – (March 17, 2004) – Tidewater Community College brings its theatrical talent to bear once again, from astute technical production to quality performances, with Medea.

TCC Theatre will produce Euripides' classical Greek tragedy, Medea, on March 24, 25, 26, 27 at 8 p.m. and March 28 at 2 p.m. at the Chesapeake Campus' Studio Theatre and April 2, 3 at 8 p.m. at the TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in Norfolk. The all-TCC student cast is directed by Lisa Neely, and the all-TCC student technical staff is directed by Matt Gorris.

For ticket reservations call 822-5219. Reservations are highly recommended for the Studio Theatre performances, as seating is limited. For the Roper Performing Arts Center performances, reservations are not needed, and tickets will be sold at the box office. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.

Laurie White
Media Relations

Tidewater Community College is the second largest of the 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth of Virginia, enrolling more than 34,000 students annually. The 37 th largest in the nationís 1,600 community-college network, TCC ranks among the 50 fastest-growing large community colleges. † Founded in 1958 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, the college serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in the theater district in downtown Norfolk, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth and a regional Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-three percent of the regionís residents attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC.