The Ohio State University at Newark

Goodbye Charlie Set to Open at Black Box Theater

NEWARK, Ohio, March 28, 2018 — The Black Box Theater at The Ohio State University at Newark is proud to present the hilarious comedy, Goodbye Charlie by George Axelrod. Shot by a jealous husband, Charlie falls out a porthole and is lost at sea only to find himself returned as an attractive blond woman. His best friend is staying at his house as he puts Charlie's affairs in order and after being convinced, finds himself an unwilling helper in Charlie's new plan to marry into money.

Performances run from Thursday through Saturday, April 5-7, and again Thursday through Saturday, April 12-14. The curtain opens at 8 p.m. in the Black Box Theater in LeFevre Hall. Additionally, there will be two matinees at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 8 and 15. General admission is $10 and student tickets are $5. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

Directed by Edie L. Norlin, the cast includes Mitchell Baughman, Seth Hartman, Hoel Harvey, Erin Hedrick, Camryn Main, Joey Spiers and Wendy Hartman as Charlie.

This production is presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. For more information, contact Norlin at

LeFevre Hall is located on the shared campus of Ohio State Newark and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) at 1199 University Drive, Newark, OH 43055.

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