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HCC students to perform “The Scarlet Letter”

English and Humanities Division

HCC students to perform “The Scarlet Letter”

(November 8, 2021)— Students from Hagerstown Community College’s Introduction to Theater course will perform Phyllis Nagy’s “The Scarlet Letter,” on Friday Nov. 19, and Saturday, Nov 20, at 8 p.m., in the Kepler Theater on HCC’s main campus. 

Adapted from the classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne, “The Scarlet Letter” is set in Puritan times with a contemporary slant, dealing with feminist issues. The play was originally presented Off Broadway by Classic Stage Company.  

Cast members include David J. Bair, Colby Halterman, Michelle A. Holcomb, Nevaeh Horst-Wade, and Emma Nakapoulas, all of Hagerstown; Caleb A. Jones, of Martinsburg, W.Va.; Chris Dagey, of Smithsburg; and Kahrisa Mann, of Williamsport. 

Admission is free and open to the public but donations to The Grace Dull Memorial Fund will be accepted. Masks are required. Some material is not suitable for younger audience members and parental discretion is advised.

Production presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. concordance theatricals. For more information, contact director Mike Harsh at