College of DuPage Summer Rep's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO Begins Today at Lakeside Pavilion

College of DuPage Summer Rep's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO Begins Today at Lakeside Pavilion

The Lakeside Pavilion 2014 Inaugural Summer Season opens with the College of DuPage Summer Repertory Theater production of "The Count of Monte Cristo" by Christopher Walsh, adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas, directed by COD Director of Theater Connie Canaday Howard.

Based on Dumas' 1844 adventure model, "The Count of Monte Cristo" follows Edmond Dantes, a wronged hero seeking vindication after being betrayed and imprisoned on his wedding day. Befriended by an inmate, Dantes escapes his cell and finds his fortune, adopts a new title, The Count of Monte Cristo, and sets in motion an intricate plan to return to society and seek revenge on those who betrayed him.

Tickets are $10 ($9 for students and seniors). Get them online at or by calling 630.942.4000. The Lakeside Pavilion is located at the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage, Fawell and Park Boulevards, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. Performance Schedule: tonight, July 3 at 7 p.m. Post-opening performances are Friday (no performance July 4), Saturdays and Sundays at 7 p.m.

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