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Andrei Preda

Contest winner makes a match

Elizabeth Donnelly is quite the matchmaker. The assistant professor of social work matched all the correct answer in yesterday’s DailyNews trivia contest, winning two tickets to see the University Players production of Emma.

Dr. Donnelly’s name was drawn from all those who identified Emma Woodhouse and her true love George Knightly, as well as the film Clueless, which loosely retold their story.

University Players take to stage in romantic comedy

The University Players production of Jane Austen’s classic comedy, Emma, opened Thursday at the Essex Hall Theatre. The play is an adaptation of the classic novel about a precocious girl who finds matchmaking “the most wonderful game in the world.”

The campus production is directed by Jim Warren, a School of Dramatic Art alumnus and award-winning director. It runs through February 12; Wednesday through Saturday performances are at 8 p.m., Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m.