University Players is offering DailyNews readers a chance to win two tickets to see its production of Mr. Burns: A Post Electric Play, continuing through September 30 in the Essex Hall Theatre.
This dark and funny musical tale explores how today’s pop culture can evolve myths of tomorrow, as characters thrown together by global catastrophe retell favourite episodes of The Simpsons animated television series — in particular the 1993 spoof “Cape Feare.”
Wednesday through Saturday performances are at 8 p.m.; matinees Saturday and Sunday are at 2 p.m. For more information or tickets, call 519-253-3000, ext. 2808, or visit www.UniversityPlayers.com.
To enter the contest, just send your answers to the following three trivia questions inspired by “Cape Feare.” The winner will be selected at random from all correct responses received by 4 p.m. Tuesday, September 25.
- The Simpsons episode features villain Sideshow Bob, voiced by which actor?
a) Hank Azaria
b) Dan Castellaneta
c) Kelsey Grammer
d) David Hyde Pierce
e) Harry Shearer
- In the 1962 film Cape Fear, which actor portrayed murderous Max Cady?
a) Martin Balsam
b) Robert De Niro
c) Robert Mitchum
d) Gregory Peck
e) Telly Savalas
- Both Cape Fear films are based on a 1957 novel by what title?
a) Cape Fear
b) Doctor Zhivago
c) The Executioners
d) Murder in the Wind
e) On the Beach
Contest is open to all readers of the DailyNews. Send an e-mail with your responses to email@example.com. One entry per contestant, please. Note: the decision of the judge in determining the most correct response is inviolable.