Mount St. Joseph University

Playhouse in the Park brings “Accidental Friends” to the Mount

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File Under: community partnership, recital hall

The Playhouse in the Park’s Off the Hill production of “Accidental Friends” will be performed at the College of Mount St. Joseph’s Recital Hall on Saturday, October 27 at 7 p.m. The play is a community partnership with the Mount and is part of the Playhouse’s outreach program.

“Accidental Friends” tells the story of Jonathan, who loves sports and hanging out with his close circle of friends. When he is sidelined by an injury that leaves him temporarily blinded, the only classmate brave enough to visit him in the hospital is Hilda, a quirky loner. Her amusing letters and relentless encouragement help him heal, while teaching him valuable lessons about the importance of looking beyond appearances. When Jonathan returns to school and turns his back on Hilda, they both learn about true friendship in this funny and moving play.

The play is part of Accidental Friends is suitable for children in grades 3-6. Tickets are free, but tickets are required since the recital hall is a smaller setting. Call 513-244-4863 for information.

The College of Mount St. Joseph is an undergraduate and graduate Catholic college that provides an interdisciplinary liberal arts and professional curriculum emphasizing values, service and social responsibility.