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Dennis Parlato and Lori Prince star in "Educating Rita"

Triad Stage’s “Educating Rita” Raises Some Interesting Questions

At the heart of “Educating Rita” lies an unlikely relationship between a naïve but desperate-to-learn young coed, Rita (Lori Prince), and her bitter, hard-drinking tutor, Frank (Dennis Parlato). The comedic yet thought-provoking show carefully explores the true meaning of “education,” what we sacrifice during the learning process, and the bonds that can be forged in the most unlikely of places.