Plymouth State Theatre will present an original work, “Hero By Proxy” by Paul Mroczka, Wednesday through Sunday, March 6 -10, at the Silver Cultural Arts Center.
Mroczka says, “Hero by Proxy is a story of truth, heroism and responsibility.” A decorated World War II veteran returns to his small town home, with his best friend in tow. He moves them both into the family home, which is also occupied by his sister. There he is forced to face the truth of his past and who he has become.
Mroczka is Director of Theatre at PSC. He has directed for companies including the Pontine Theatre, North Country Center for the Arts, and the Palace Theatre. Mroczka has held National Endowment for the Arts and Shubert fellowships and has received grants from the New Hampshire Council for the Humanities. His plays have been performed at New York’s La Mama La Galleria, Nat Horne Theatre and Manhattan Punchline Theatre, among others. His interactive planetarium show, “Pathfinders” is running at the Christa McAuliffe Planetarium.
Elizabeth Cox, assistant professor of acting at PSC, is directing the production. Cox holds an MFA in acting from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, where she taught acting and drama appreciation. She has acted professionally in New England, North Carolina and West Virginia. Her professional work includes video and voice-over work for several popular children’s stories.
Performances are Wednesday through Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. Tickets are $9-5 at the Silver Cultural Arts Center box office, (603)535-ARTS.