On Thursday night, the North High Department of Fine Arts opened a four-run production of The Farnsworth Invention, by Aaron Sorkin. The play continues again tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., with a Sunday matinee at 2:00 p.m. Seating is reserved; tickets may be purchased ahead of time by calling the box office, 446-2509, or at the door. Adults are $8; students and seniors are $5.
The Farnsworth Invention is an altered historical account of the invention of the television by Philo Farnsworth in the 1920s. Sorkin, who wrote the stage play based on an unproduced screenplay, is an Academy and Emmy-award winning screenwriter, producer and playwright. Some of his more famous work includes A Few Good Men, The American President, The West Wing, and Moneyball.