The McLean Drama Company’s production of "Thousands of Years — Rome " by Rachael Bail, which takes a young Roman couple through various vicissitudes from the 1st Century AD to the 21st Century, premieres at the Alden Theatre June 27-29.
In the 2,000 years they meet and part, the drama explores their emotions as they are affected by the Roman battles for Britain and Spain, the Renaissance, the Unification of Italy, the Nazi occupation of Rome and the Iraq war.
Kim Curtis and Maureen Kerrigan are directing the play.
Cast members are Allison Plourdes, Alexander Bastani, Jennifer Mayberry, Daveeda Shaheen, Barbara Baron, Joseph Branscomb, Sam Simon and Aaron Mahoney.
The performances are Friday and Saturday 8 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m.
Following Sunday’s matinee, there will be a performance of "Open Communication," the comedy by Katie and Alex Lewis, of McLean, which won first prize in the McLean Drama Company’s 10-minute play contest.
R. Robert Griffin of Arlington won second and third prizes.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students, and $10 for groups.