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Theatre at Bridgewater College presents Glassheart Feb. 14-17

Crystal Graham
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Theatre at Bridgewater College will present Glassheart by Reina Hardy Feb. 14-17 in Cole Hall on the college’s campus. The show will begin at 8 p.m. each night.

In Hardy’s Glassheart, a contemporary reimagining of the classic tale Beauty and the Beast, Beauty never showed up.

After centuries under the curse, the Beast and his remaining magical servant move into a shabby Chicago apartment hoping for a lower cost of living and better luck with girls.

In the threatening, impossible, completely ordinary world of paying rent and taking public transportation, is a happy ending even possible?

Glassheart is a romantic tragicomedy about facing the witch in your head and finding the wish in your heart.

The production is open to the public.

Members of the production

  • Malachi Benjamin ’27, a theatre major from Waldorf, Md., as Beast
  • Casey Beard ’25, a psychology major from Penn Laird, as Witch
  • Laine Anthony ’27, a communication, technology and culture major from Beaverdam, as Aiofe
  • Jam Mark ’26, a theatre major from Gainsville, as Only
  • Directed by Aili Huber, adjunct instructor of theatre at Bridgewater College
  • Shannon Dove on set design
  • Ryan Howard on lighting and sound design
  • Holly Labbe on costume design
  • Global studies major Elizabeth Melton ’25 from Middlesboro, Ky. is the props designer
  • Theatre major Patricia Long ’27 from Winchester is the production stage manager


  • $10 for adults
  • $8 for seniors ages 65 and older and
  • $8 for non-BC students
  • Free for BC students, faculty and staff

Tickets will be on sale 30 minutes prior to the start of the show, cash or check only.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.