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Century, JM will hit the stage

November 1, 2018 GMT

The theater departments at two Rochester high schools will raise the curtain on their fall productions soon. They include:

• Century High School presents Richard Bellamy’s play “Apocalypse,” 7 p.m. Nov. 8-10.

Audience members will join “Mabes” Collins on her path of teenage angst as she frets about her prom date, but soon bigger issues ensue when Earth gets invaded by aliens. Mabes, her family, and others have to find for survival from not only an alien invasion, but also an outbreak of a zombie virus that attacks some family members. Add in a nuclear winter and Mabes and others learn about the importance of family and love.

In addition to the night dates, there will be a free senior citizen matinee at noon Nov. 7.

Advance tickets are $5 and may be purchased in the Century cafeteria between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., or any time from a cast member. Tickets are also available at the door for $6.

• John Marshall High School presents the hilarious and heartfelt musical “The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee,” 7 p.m. Nov. 8-9 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 10.

Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students and younger, and available at the door.

More information, email theatrejminfo@gmail.com.