Sail over to the PAC for ‘Treasure Island’

Arthur Darvill  as Long John Silver in “Treasure Island”.

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Arthur Darvill as Long John Silver in “Treasure Island”.

Amber Matha, Staff writer

Who is interested in going on an adventure to the mysterious Treasure Island?
Now is your chance to experience the story by Robert Louis Stevenson without having to leave campus. Broadcast to us by the National Theater in London by live stream, watch Jim Hawkins search for buried treasure with the pirate Long John Silver in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Jan. 23, at 12:55 p.m.

The show is directed by Polly Findlay, who also directed the 2012 production of Antigone. Starring Arthur Darvill, known as Rory from the TV series Doctor Who, as Long John Silver, the production is sure to thrill with sword fighting and treasure hunting.
Originally written in 1881 for a children’s magazine, the Treasure Island production is suitable for all ages 10 and up. In a story of mutiny and murder, what will become of Hawkins and will he find the coveted treasure?
Tickets for students who present their Mercyhurst ID are just $7.50, so sail over to the PAC and be prepared to go on an exciting pirate filled journey!