Bell, Book and Candle Casts Theatrical Spell in Blackbox

Just in time for Halloween, the Ursinus College Theater Department stages Bell, Book and Candle, a romantic comedy that evokes the 1950s and the sitcom Bewitched. 

Bell, Book and Candle

Chloe Kekovic and Jordan Hodess prepare for their roles in "Bell, Book and Candle."

Director Beverly Redman directs the play Oct.  30, 31 and Nov. 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Blackbox Studio Theater in the campus Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center. Parking, in the lot off Ninth Ave., is free. Tickets, at www.ursinus.edu/tickets, are $5 general admission and $2 for students and senior citizens.

In playwright John Van Druten’s Bell, Book and Candle, a free-spirited witch looking for love casts spells on her neighbor, even though finding love could mean losing her supernatural powers. Bell, Book and Candle enjoyed a successful run on Broadway in the early 1950s and was followed by a hit film, starring: Kim Novak, Jimmy Stewart and Jack Lemon. The television show Bewitched drew its inspiration from the play.

Collegeville community residents are invited to enjoy a reception with light refreshments after the Friday, Nov. 1 performance with the director, cast and crew. For further information, please leave a message at the Box Office, 610-409-3030.

Pictured in thumbnail photo (L-R): Cast members Chloe Kekovic, Dean Scott, Allie Rohr, Jordan Ostrum and Jordan Hodess