Award-winning Theatre MSU pronounces 2022 season, opens with youngsters’s fantasy play

September 17, 2022

Contact: Sarah Nicholas

The Light Princess promotional graphicSTARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State’s award-winning Theatre MSU debuts its new season this month with performances of from fantasy and fairytale, and nostalgia and homicide.

Theatre MSU is the Division of Communication’s manufacturing division and 2021 College of Excellence Awardee in Increased Training from the Mississippi Alliance for Arts Training.

As a part of its 4 annual mainstage productions, the 2022-2023 season presents “The Gentle Princess,” “It’s a Fantastic Life: Reside Radio Play,” “Macbeth” and “Studio Maroon” —a student-led manufacturing, fully written, produced and acted by MSU college students.

Theatre MSU marks the start of its theatrical season with the Emily Snyder play, “The Gentle Princess,” on the McComas Corridor fundamental stage for space colleges September 26-30 by reservation. An October 2 matinee for the general public begins at 2:30 p.m. Produced with particular preparations with YouthPLAYS publishing, the manufacturing is a part of MSU’s annual youngsters’s theater manufacturing.

“Theatre MSU is notable in Mississippi as one of many solely applications with a sustained dedication to Theatre for Younger Audiences, having staged works for space youth since 1984,” mentioned Tonya S. Hays, assistant professor of theater efficiency and Theatre MSU director. “Our college students often remodel their work in TYA into careers in theatre training, together with latest graduates who’ve created their very own firm.”

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“When a princess is cursed with an absence of gravity, it appears the worst that may occur is that she may float round. However the curse goes deeper than that, for the Gentle Princess can’t really feel, can’t empathize—and by no means, ever cries. Filled with motion, journey, witches and duels, swimming and hovering…this progressive adaptation of George MacDonald’s basic fairy story is certain to elevate your spirits,” in response to a YouthPLAYS description.

Tickets for the general public present can be found for $5 at www.occasions.msstate.edu. Electronic mail [email protected] or [email protected] for varsity reservations or extra data.

In November, Theatre MSU presents “It’s A Fantastic Life: Reside Radio Play” by Philip Van Doren Stern, produced by particular association with Playscripts.com. Audiences can have a good time the season with the Christmas basic November 16-18, at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 20 at 2:30 p.m.

Deliberate for Spring 2023, Theatre MSU will current William Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Macbeth” Feb. 22-25 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 26 at 2:30 p.m.

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Tickets can be found for $10 at www.occasions.msstate.edu.

The ultimate present of the season, “Studio Maroon,” is a pupil led one-act play that includes new works by Theatre MSU playwrights and directed by pupil administrators. Extra particulars about this April occasion shall be offered within the new 12 months.

A part of the School of Arts and Sciences, the Division of Communication is on the market on-line at www.comm.msstate.edu.

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MSU is Mississippi’s main college, accessible on-line at www.msstate.edu.