Love Sick Play at the Lake Tahoe Community College
The dual sides of love and relationships get a comedic treatment in the play Love/Sick by John Cariani, presented by the Theatre Department at Lake Tahoe Community College from March 17-26 in LTCC’s Duke Theatre. Quirky, humorous, and poignant, Love/Sick is a darker cousin to Cariani’s play Almost, Maine, which was a big hit for LTCC’s Theatre Department a few years ago.
Love/Sick is a collection of nine slightly twisted and completely hilarious short plays. Set on a Friday night in an “alternate suburban reality,” this fast-paced romp explores the pain and joy that comes with being in love. While each play contains different characters and storylines, put them all together and they chart the journey of a relationship from the first meeting to the end - or the beginning again. Full of imperfect lovers and dreamers, Love/Sick is an unromantic comedy for the romantic in everyone.
Eighteen local actors make up the nine couples featured in Love/Sick, including Honora Bowen, Tessa Dixon, Carolin Hansa, Conrad Iacobellis, Thomas Lopez, Karoline Magee, Kurt Munger, Aletha Nelligan, Ginger Nicolay-Davis, Kristian Peterson, Brett Robinson, Joanie San Agustin, Amanda Sanderson, Elliott Smart, and Ashley Wallick, all of South Lake Tahoe; Fritz Schlottman of Dayton, NV; and Dave Anderson of Gardnerville, NV.
Performances of Love/Sick are Friday and Saturday, March 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, March 23-25 at 7:30 p.m., and matinée performances Sunday, March 19 and 26 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 general admission, and $5 for seniors, groups of eight or more, children under 13, and students with a valid student I.D. Tickets may be purchased in advance at LTCC’s Bookstore in the Main Building Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and Fridays 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. starting March 13. LTCC’s Box Office will be open for ticket sales one hour prior to all performances.
High school and college students are invited to enjoy Love/Sick for free at the Thursday, March 23 performance at 7:30 p.m. Present a valid student I.D. at the box office on the night of the performance for a free ticket as long as they are available. These free tickets are only available the night of the performance and are only for high school and college students with valid I.D.
For more information about this production of Love/Sick, check the Theatre Arts Facebook page (ltcctheatrearts), or call the Box Office at (530) 541-4660 ext. 207. To schedule an interview, please contact Susan Boulanger at (530) 541-4660 ext. 240, or email [email protected].