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Quad C Theatre To Present The Mistress Of The Inn

April 19 (Plano, TX) -- Quad C Theatre will conclude their 2005-2006 season with the world premiere of a new translation of The Mistress of the Inn. Originally written by Carlo Goldoni and translated for the stage by Carmela Lamberti. This exciting new script was commissioned by Quad C Theatre for this production. Mirandolina is the high-spirited mistress of an inn frequented by wealthy aristocrats, many of whom are smitten with her. The coquettish Mirandolina makes good-natured sport of her admirers, driving them to distraction. She doesn't love the men, but she thinks very highly of their money and is pleasant and polite to them to keep them staying on at her inn. While they compete with trinkets and promises of everlasting adoration, she has her sights set on long-term financial security and the freedom to do exactly as she pleases. The Mistress of the Inn teaches a painful, but valuable, lesson about what love is, and what love is not. Co-directed by Robin Armstrong and Shannon Kearns-Simmons.

The Mistress of the Inn will be presented by Quad C Theatre at Collin County Community College, in the Black Box Theatre, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano 75074. Performances are April 27-29 and May 3-6 at 8 p.m., with matinees on April 30, May 6-7 at 2:15 p.m. Tickets are $8 for General Admission, $6 for Students and Senior Citizens (55+). Group rates are available. Free admission with a donation of a large brand new (with the tags still on it) stuffed animal for Adam's Animals, a local non-profit agency that donates new stuffed animals to children in the pediatric ward at Medical City in Dallas (sponsored by Collin Theatre Cares). For tickets, season subscriptions and other information call the Quad C Theatre Hotline at 972.881.5100 or visit us on the web at

NOTE: A TDD information line for deaf patrons is available at 972.881.5950. Performances on Sunday, April 30 at 2:15 p.m. and Friday, May 5 at 8 p.m. will be sign-interpreted for patrons who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing.