Benefit Performance of ‘Electra’ Friday Night; Drama Company in State Semifinals Saturday

FRAMINGHAM – Saturday afternoon, the Framingham High School Drama Company will compete in the semifinal round of the Massachusetts Educational Theatre Guild’s drama festival.

Friday night, there is a benefit performance of the Company’s entry Electra.

Tickets are available for the 7 p.m. show at  www.showtix4u.com/boxoffice.php Tickets are $10 in advance.

The high school’s company won the state’s drama festival last year with a comedy.

This year’s production is a steampunk-style of the Greek play.

Framingham High junior Cleopatra Mavhunga has the lead role of the oldest daughter Electra.

Senior Andrew Caira is Orestes, her younger brother. Sophomore Natalia Buitta is Chrysothemis, the youngest daughter.

Senior Lacey Edwards plays the Queen of Eros with Matthew Bower as her paramour. Freshman Barbara Pires plays Orestes faithful servant.

The shows features a cast and crew of more than 75 students in a 40-minute one-act play.

The show features dancing and original music by Framingham High senior Jordan Ramsay.

Earlier this month, 116 schools performed 40-minute productions at 14 locations across the Commonwealth. Forty-two schools moved on to the semi-final round on March 18, including Framingham High.

Framingham High is hosting a semifinal round, and will perform at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Today, the Drama Company performed for several English classes at Framingham High.

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