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Central Florida preparing to present online play written during COVID-19 pandemic

The College of Central Florida’s Musical Theatre Department is preparing to present a new production online.

The play, titled “In Willowbark Woods,” is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 20, starting at 7:30 p.m. The production, with book, music and lyrics by Joshua Mazur, is being directed by Jason Longtin, Central Florida’s associate professor of Music.

“In Willowbark Woods” is a theatrical cycle of songs and monologues exploring the people found on a very small speck somewhere on the map of the Deep South called Willowbark. Conceived and written during the COVID-19 pandemic, “In Willowbark Woods” is an intimate theatrical/film experience exploring isolation, grief, hope and love. It has been written in a way to allow the performers to complete their work from their homes.

The play is free and will be available on Central Florida’s YouTube page at YouTube.com/CollegeofCentralFl.

To learn about other events at the College of Central Florida, visit CF.edu.

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