In this timely drama by Henrik Ibsen, the main character of An Enemy of the People, Dr. Stockmann, speaks some unpleasant truths to the people of his town, and as a result, they declare him “an enemy of the people.” Directed by Mike Beaman, most recently seen at The Limelight Theatre as the Emcee in Cabaret, this show is not to be missed! Mike is the Theater Instructor at Saint Augustine High School with St John’s Center for the Arts and was named Teacher of the Year 2017 – 2019. He has directed a number of productions at SAHS as well as Summer Musical Theater Camp (Curtis Camp). He also recently directed Fool for Love and Hedda Gabler here at The Limelight Theatre.
The cast includes James Fellows as Billing, Elijah D’Elena as Ejlif, Bob Mandzi as Aslasken, Sebastian Conte as Dr. Thomas Stockmann, Heather Eggleston as Catherine Stockman, Trey Stripling as Peter Stockmann, Kyle Reeves as Hovstad and Mary Schubert as Petra.
This production is brought to you by Scott McLucas on behalf of the Stetson Kennedy Foundation. The Stetson Kennedy Foundation, incorporated in 2003, carries on the passion, mission, and vision of late author, activist, environmentalist and folklorist Stetson Kennedy, who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan as a young man, wrote 8 relevant books, campaigned for the State Senate with the help of his buddy, Folksinger Woody Guthrie, and fought for voters’ rights. He brought about global change as a champion of justice and equal rights, a preserver of folk culture and a steward of Brother Man/Mother Earth. Headquarters for the Stetson Kennedy Foundation are at Beluthahatchee Park, 1523 SR 13, Fruit Cove, Florida 32259. Website: www.stetsonkennedy.com.
An Enemy of the People is onstage from January 11th through February 3rd in Limelight Theatre’s Matuza Mainstage. Regular tickets are $26 for adults; $24 for ages 62 and older; $20 for military and students; and $10 student rush for students with I.D., available 30 minutes prior to curtain for available seats.
Showtimes are 7:30pm from Thursday – Saturday and at 2pm on Sundays. Advance reservations are encouraged. Tickets are available at limelight-theatre.org or by calling 904.825.1164.