Oakmont Playreaders Continue Run of Comedies

Cast of "Let Him Sleep 'til It's Time for His Funeral:" Ron White, Honora Clemens, Evelyn Zigmont, D. Hall, Jeff Sheff, Jane Borr.

Oakmont Playreaders just concluded a presentation of “The Browning Version,” by Terrance Rattigan. Jane Borr directed with the following cast: John Dolan, D. Hall, Jackie Kokemor, Charley Ensley, Al Johnson, Hal McCown, Becky Kokemor, and Jane Borr. It’s a classically British play. Forced to retire from an English public school, an unpopular professor must confront his failure as a teacher and husband. Andrew Crocker-Harris is a classics teacher at an English boys school. After eighteen years of teaching there, today is his last day before moving on to a position at another school. The students speculate on why he is leaving, but don’t much care since despite being academically brilliant, he is universally despised as being strict, stern and humorless. They have nicknamed him “The Crock”. Even the school administrators treat him poorly regardless of his long tenure. Millie Crocker-Harris, his wife, is quite a bit different than her husband: she’s younger and vivacious. She no longer loves her husband but rather loves Frank Hunter, another teacher, who despite having an affair with him, knows that he is not in love with her. On this last day, one student named Taplow, who doesn’t hate Mr. Crocker-Harris but feels sorry for him, provides him with a small going away gift. The gift brings about a series of actions which make Mr. Crocker-Harris reflect on his past, contemplate his future, and evaluate how he is going to finish his tenure at the school.

On Monday, August 16, Ron White will conclude his presentation of “Dinner With Friends,” by Donald Margulies. The cast includes: Ginna Zoellner, Sandy White, Malcolm Wing, Ron White, and Ginny Smith. On August 23 and 30, Sandy White will present “Passing Strangers,” with a cast not named at the time of publication.


Evening Bocce

Thursday, August 19, an evening event of bocce and food was held at the Bocce Ball Courts. A group of 28 people attended. A special

Work-Out Wearables

Do clothes make the exercise easier? From Summer Olympics to Seniors in Oakmont, that is the question. Though not ready for Vogue, OHI regulars dress for success, fitness success. Join them and join the red carpet of daring designs.

9/11 Memories and Exercise

Today we remember the day that shocked and shook the world with a painful look back. This is also a time to look ahead at how to mitigate lingering negative responses. Living in constant concern, anxiety and fear robs the good from each day. Deep breathing and reading comics may be ways to cope. Talking to a positive person might be another. And still a third: exercise.

Classes in October and November

OTLC is in the process of revamping the technology classroom at the CAC. A new high-resolution projector is being installed. Fourteen old computer desks have